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Date:         Wed, 10 Jan 2001 19:17:49 -0800
Reply-To:     Bill Davidson <wdavidson@THEGRID.NET>
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From:         Bill Davidson <wdavidson@THEGRID.NET>
Subject:      Re: two red lights aren't on at start
Comments: To: David Beierl <dbeierl@ATTGLOBAL.NET>
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But wouldn't the alternator light come on after starting if it wasn't charging? ... he said that it doesn't come on at all... I assume that means after starting also...


----- Original Message ----- From: "David Beierl" <dbeierl@ATTGLOBAL.NET> To: <vanagon@GERRY.VANAGON.COM> Sent: Wednesday, January 10, 2001 6:38 PM Subject: Re: two red lights aren't on at start

> Among other things, it probably means that your alternator is not charging, > since it needs the trickle current through that circuit to start. See if > the D+ lead has fallen off the alternator... > > david > > At 06:57 PM 1/10/2001, MOST,DAVID wrote: > >What does it mean if the two red dash lights that normally stay on when > >starting (until the engine is revved) aren't coming on at all? I'm > >assuming that the bulbs and associated fuses are good, but I'll admit to > >having done no checking yet. > > > >Thanks, > >David > > David Beierl - Providence, RI > > '84 Westy "Dutiful Passage" > '85 GL "Poor Relation" >

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