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#1 (permalink) Old 08-06-2004, 11:53 AM
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Hi,
On my 1986 325 that I just bought, the tach and the coolant temp guage are not working. I've read that I should replace the rechargeable batteries, but also that it mite be a fuse or short! The fuses are good, please, tell me if it is worthwhile for me to change the batteries to address this situation! Any other thoughts are most welcome!!!!
Also, the wiring to the radio has been hacked off! Does anybody know which colors go where for the radio?
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Not to hack on you but you've answered your own question. If the batteries need replacing, then do it. If you know it could be a fuse, find it and replace it or bring it to an electical shop. Do the easiest fix's first...then move on.
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exactly, do all you know how to do, then if it still doesnt work ask da forums , i had kindof the same problem with my car when i got it, my speedo and odometer dint work, a week later all my gauges stopped working and same with the A/C...its in the shop today to get fixed i never found out wat the problem was...


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Hey Guys, Thanx for your offers, I just replaced and relocated the batteries, checked all fuses, and soldered a loose resistor on the main circuit board. Checked all other solder joints, they were ok. No burnt components, either!
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hmm...u do have an issue about this. i got my dash rewired today cuz noe of my gauges worked and now i need a speedo head..wich is a shitload. are you sure the wiring is good behind the dash man? cuz i kno that was my issue...


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