[ROVERNET - UK] Disorientation

Netspace vmitps at netspace.net.au
Sun Jul 1 04:24:09 BST 2007

I am inclined to agree with Eric.
It mostly points to overvoltage, so I suspect main voltage reg is 


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gordon Harrower" <griffo at comcast.net>
To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
Sent: Sunday, July 01, 2007 7:30 AM
Subject: [ROVERNET - UK] Disorientation

>I wrote a month or so ago about a fuse consistently blowing on my '68
> TC.  I've been monitoring the systems involved (gauges, windscreen
> washer, turn signals, and looking for frayed wires.  The fuse hasn't
> blown in a couple of weeks, for no apparent reason, but these symptoms
> have started: the fuel gauge wanders, i.e. moves from accurate reading
> to full and back.  The turn signals blink faster, although all the bulbs
> work.  The temperature gauge continues, as it always has, to indicate an
> unnaturally cool temperature.  My tachometer continues to read about
> twice the actual engine speed.  Any thoughts?  I wonder if perhaps the
> little voltage regulator behind the dash is faulty.
> Meanwhile, my car has a hitch that may well be original.  I'll find the
> bill of sale and see if what I can find out.
> Best, Gordon.
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