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Date:         Thu, 11 Jan 2001 19:19:13 -0800
Reply-To:     Mark Drillock <drillock@EARTHLINK.NET>
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From:         Mark Drillock <drillock@EARTHLINK.NET>
Subject:      Re: Help! Appeal for data
Comments: To: David Beierl <>
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I agree, the only way I can think off is if some control units superimposed a signal that was ignored by the gauge. If the rain stops long enough to dry the ground I will unload the stuff from the rear of my 87 and see how it behaves. Then I will look at the control unit.


David Beierl wrote: > > >Mark wrote: > >My 83.5 would blink the led with a low level in the > >tank but the gauge would stay put. > > It seems to me that that this *could not happen* with the wiring as > described. Can you think of a way to influence the light and not the > needle, given only one input terminal to the gauge? All I can think of is > superimposing some sort of AC signal on the DC...seems far-fetched somehow. > > Thoughts? ISTM we need to find one that behaves the other way and trace > the circuit etc and find out what it's really doing... > > david >

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