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    scyr87yj

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    87 dash gorund issue

    Post by scyr87yj on Tue Jul 09, 2013 9:32 am

    In all the wiring and updating.  I have a Ground issue from the dash.  All my gauges flicker and act up when I use my turn signals, lights and/or radio ect....  Where should the Ground for the dash be location and where is it coming from?  Any help would be great.
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    Hubie

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    Re: 87 dash gorund issue

    Post by Hubie on Wed Jul 10, 2013 6:25 pm

    You might check the fuse block to make sure you have a good solid ground there. Most of the dash panel stuff is grounded through that box.
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    Re: 87 dash gorund issue

    Post by Silvanus on Wed Jul 10, 2013 8:04 pm

    Also the dash gauges are linked by an contact tape, when it ages it tends to shrink and warp, thus pulls away the contact area of the gauges. I bet if you take a look you'll see that they have crinkled up!

    There's a company that makes replacement backing tape just Google for it!

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    Re: 87 dash gorund issue

    Post by scyr87yj on Thu Jul 11, 2013 7:07 am

    I will check those. The dash has been apart so many time i am sure the contact tape is none existent. Noe the ground for the fuse back is located next to is i assume?
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    Re: 87 dash gorund issue

    Post by Hubie on Thu Jul 11, 2013 6:54 pm

    Most fuse blocks are grounded by the bolt/bolts that attach them to the body/firewall. You'll have to look at yours to be sure. I haven't seen one with a separate ground wire, but that doesn't mean it couldn't be that way!

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