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  1. joeltx_2000

    joeltx_2000 New Member

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    i got the reverse glow gauges from amerincam muscle tried to hook them up on my 95 gt over the weekend . i followed the intructions but they do not light up , anyone have any ideas ? please help
     
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    Try connecting the leads from the gauges to 1 9v battery to see if it lights up. You might have a bad unit. More likely you have a wiring issue. Which wires on the light switch did you tap into? And how did you tap into them?
     
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    well in the instructions it said to the thick grey wire that goes to the middle of the block on the headlight switch but on mine it's a brown wire and i had seen where someone on american muscle website that confirmed the wire is actually brown and i connected them with wire connectors and grounded it to the unpainted metal plate underneath the sterring colum
     
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    To be honest I don't recall the wire color I tapped into (it's been a few years), perhaps someone else does. But I'm definitely sure it was a thin wire, and I had to use one of the smallest connectors (the little red one). I'd suggest some old-fashioned electrical troubleshooting. You'll want to use a voltmeter to see that you're getting good voltage and ground from your wire-tap and where you grounded it to the plate (which should be fine). If that's good, then you'll want to check the function of the gauges for which I suggest a known good voltage source (9V battery is the easiest).
     
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    Check out veryuseful.com for wiring scematics
     
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    Alright thanks for the help guys , I'm gonna try it again this weekend
     
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