Anyone clued up on dash binnacle wiring?

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Anyone clued up on dash binnacle wiring?

Post by Kitch » Sun Apr 17, 2016 4:33 pm

So here's the situation; I have no charge light (but I do have a charge). No rev counter, no oil level or pressure gauge and no cooling fans.

Does that sound like a pattern to anybody, or are they all totally random faults? :lol:
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Re: Anyone clued up on dash binnacle wiring?

Post by sdelasal » Sun Apr 17, 2016 5:03 pm

The connector under the battery comes to mind...at least on the diesel most of the engine sensor wires go thru it. steve

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Re: Anyone clued up on dash binnacle wiring?

Post by rutter123 » Sun Apr 17, 2016 7:07 pm

Sounds like a ground prob to me check the earthing straps from battery to body and engine block. Im sure its not coincidence they all gone at once.
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Re: Anyone clued up on dash binnacle wiring?

Post by ken newbold » Sun Apr 17, 2016 7:24 pm

Do the windows work?
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Re: Anyone clued up on dash binnacle wiring?

Post by Kitch » Sun Apr 17, 2016 10:22 pm

Yeah everything else works. It's weird! Have tried a different binnacle in case the wiring had gone internally, but it's no different.
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Re: Anyone clued up on dash binnacle wiring?

Post by JayW » Sun Apr 17, 2016 11:40 pm

Just had something similar whilst putting mine back together.

Had accidently cut one of the wires to the ignition, repaired and everything came back.

Might be worth a look for a loose or broken wire around there?
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Re: Anyone clued up on dash binnacle wiring?

Post by Tinkley » Tue Apr 19, 2016 9:00 am

The cooling fan(s)and whole cooling circuit is all on Circuit 4 as is the fuse for that system. AFAIK it is pretty independent of the other circuits so it must be a shared component. Possibly earth or ignition switch which does very strange things if it fails internally on the contacts.

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Re: Anyone clued up on dash binnacle wiring?

Post by ken newbold » Tue Apr 19, 2016 9:21 am

That's why I asked about the windows, seen this a couple of times when there's been a problem with the ignition switch, but in both cases the windows didn't operate.
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