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Posted: Tue Dec 27, 2005 8:34 pm 
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I got my hands on an EF XR cluster (extra 2 gauges).
I put it in my ef, and i knew the oil pressure would read full due to the open or closed circuit that it operates.
But my question is why does the Coolant light flash every 1 or 2 seconds?
I tried bridging the plug under the radiator bottle.
I don't have a low warning sensor as yet, but i'll be getting that soon.
Any ideas??

 

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Posted: Tue Dec 27, 2005 8:53 pm 
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leave it open, shud sit off the scale, other wise take the globe out till u get the sensor :P, they are just what i came up with as i am about to do the same, and will be aquiring the sensor after installing cluster

 

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Posted: Tue Dec 27, 2005 8:55 pm 
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the problem isn't the oil pressure/light.
it's teh coolant light (the one with the fan inside the radiator).
Temp reads normal.

 

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Posted: Tue Dec 27, 2005 9:23 pm 
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From what I understand, you can't just bridge it out. It has to have some resistance. Don't know what resistor you need sorry.

 

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Posted: Tue Dec 27, 2005 9:31 pm 
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get a low coolant sensor that will fix it or put up with it flashing
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Posted: Tue Dec 27, 2005 9:36 pm 
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yeah im gonna get one, just thought i'd test out the cluster.
gotta buy that and an oil pressure sender (we stock vdo, so should be nice and cheap!)

 

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Posted: Tue Dec 27, 2005 9:55 pm 
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where abouts in brisbane are you? i think i have a sensor round here somewhere

 

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Posted: Tue Dec 27, 2005 9:57 pm 
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u have pm

 

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