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Posted: Fri May 04, 2007 9:27 am 
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can any tell me how to stop my volt gauge flashing when i put on indicators and apply brakes? have been told it is a earth prob but i have excellent earth straps from batt to body, batt to eng and eng to body, is there any where else i should add an earth ? the car is a xe with tacho dash
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Posted: Fri May 04, 2007 9:24 pm 
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yea common problem, not sure how most people fix em, ive heard of running a compacitor on the + wire to the Volt meter, ive been meaning to try it my self

 

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Posted: Sat May 05, 2007 12:08 pm 
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cheers mate, any idea what spec capacitor??
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Posted: Sat May 05, 2007 10:57 pm 
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nah sorry man, wouldent imagine it needing to be to big

 

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Posted: Mon May 07, 2007 11:56 am 
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Check the earth to the instrument cluster
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Posted: Wed May 23, 2007 9:17 pm 
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stubbsy351 wrote:
cheers mate, any idea what spec capacitor??


Try 100uF electro or so. Increase if it doesn't fix it.
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Posted: Wed May 23, 2007 11:00 pm 
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My old XF GHIA did this, turned out after I charged the Battery I connected a wire which I shouldn't of.. Man the wiring in that car was shifty!

 

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