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Topic-icon Casper Wyoming: 1983 R80RT

1 year 3 months ago #3955 by Wobbly
Replied by Wobbly on topic Casper Wyoming: 1983 R80RT

Swordofwords wrote: Battery reads 12.8 V.

Reading a battery with a voltmeter means absolutely nothing to anyone. Batteries have to be "load tested". The real voltage after being loaded could be anything.

Swordofwords wrote: Someone said I should check the coils. did: 12. v on each.

I think they meant check the coils for proper output.

Swordofwords wrote: Someone said look at fuses. I did. One burnt (lower fuse) and replaced. All inside the bucket, clean and tight.

And did you determine why the fuse was blown ? And did you test for the presence of voltage on both sides of each fuse ?

Swordofwords wrote: Is that purple Relay supposed to chatter and whine?

Probably not.

Don't hide 'em, Ride 'em !!

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