Stock gauges gone haywire?

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Stevo
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Stock gauges gone haywire?

Post by Stevo » Tue Oct 22, 2002 10:07 pm

My '76 started acting up. The fuel, temp and oil press gauges all bury to the max when the key switch is on. I can't find a fuse issue or a ground problem? The alt gauge is fine, of course.

Any ideas?

BTW, the spedo is whack in this unit, so I was thinking of harvesting one out of my parts '73 for it... it's not in great shape, but does anyone else have an instrument cluster to sell?
'76 'very clean stocker', daily driver
'75 'buildup', 5yr project, C-4/PS/5-1/2" Dick Cepek/'67 mustang interior (looks cool!)/33's w/ uncut
'73 'temporary driver', rust bucket, parts donor
'69 'Donor Carcass', future frame up?

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Post by dngl » Wed Oct 23, 2002 12:14 pm

On the back of the gauge cluster there is a voltage regulator. Sounds like yours has gone bad. Small dollar item at Napa.
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Post by Stevo » Thu Oct 24, 2002 11:07 am

Thanks for the reply! I'll check it out.

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'76 'very clean stocker', daily driver
'75 'buildup', 5yr project, C-4/PS/5-1/2" Dick Cepek/'67 mustang interior (looks cool!)/33's w/ uncut
'73 'temporary driver', rust bucket, parts donor
'69 'Donor Carcass', future frame up?

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