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Date:         Thu, 13 Jul 2006 12:54:26 -0700
Reply-To:     Jake de Villiers <crescentbeachguitar@GMAIL.COM>
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From:         Jake de Villiers <crescentbeachguitar@GMAIL.COM>
Subject:      Re: 84 westy - how to stop clock battery drain?
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Doesn't everybody!? My 84 behaves as you describe and stops every night in the winter, but the clock in the 86 keeps perfect time. On the other hand, the digital in my wife's 90 Golf is just a dark smear.

Seeya, Jake

On 7/13/06, Old Volks Home <> wrote: > > Hi Karen > > I don't worry about clock drain on my 84 Westy. It stops under 60F > (prolly > still pull juice though). Garbage and gunk after many years of use > gathers > in the movement and someday (or never), I will pull it to clean it out. > This is typical of 80-85 models with analog clocks. So I wear a watch ;-) > > You actually have a clock that works on your Vanagon? ;-) > -- > Jim Thompson > 84 Westfalia 2.1 "Ole Putt" > 73 K Ghia Coupe "Denise" > 72 411 Station Wagon "Pug" > > > ********************************** > On 7/13/06, karen d <> wrote: > > > > I know a clock doesn't have much battery drain but is there a way to > stop > > my > > clock's not the digital version. Is there a fuse that I can > remove > > or does the fuse also cover other things? Thianks > > >

-- Jake 1984 Vanagon GL 1986 Westy Weekender "Dixie"

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