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Old 24th June 2017, 11:14 AM
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OK boys
Here is the challenge its not the on/off switch, hooked up a new second hand one and just the same.
So I have no:
HORN
HEADLIGHTS
TAIL LIGHTS
DASH LIGHTS
HAZZARD LIGHTS
AIRCONDITIONING
As per original post have checked all fuses and links?????
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Old 24th June 2017, 10:22 PM
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Greg,

Is the wiring harness for the 'new' switch plugged in fully? Is the 'new' switch from an '87-'94 car? Ones for an '85-'86 are different (sorry didnt think of that earlier)

I have no idea on why the hazard lights, and air con dont work, they should not be involved in the rest.

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Do the park and tail lights work from the top switch now? Or not at all?

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Have you checked all the fuses with a multimeter? Or just by eye?
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Old 26th June 2017, 03:19 AM
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Have only checked the fuses by eye, I am crap with a meter but have a mate who is proficient.
Yes the parkers work off the switch on top of the column.
So my next option is to light up the front with spotties and go with the park switch, not perfect but will do the trick for what I want. Radio works thats a bonus.
Still nice to fix it if possible.
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A decent multimeter, a 6" shifting spanner and a financial calculator are all essential tools for life IMHO.

Knowing how to use them does help .
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Yep this is an interesting one!

Got any more details about what's been done to this L? Any wiring done recently/water getting inside the car that could access electricals?

To me it almost sounds like there's a snapped wire somewhere behind the fuse panel. It's odd to lose hazards with tail and head lights.

I've lost front lights due to a dodgy piece of solider breaking in the steering column switch cluster, that was an interesting night!

Do you still have indicators?

Have you removed anything for farm use - eg, ripped out the stereo that may have interfered with other wiring?

I'll have more of a think about it and see what I can come up with. It is an odd thing to happen. It could be an earth wire or two... fun fun.

Lastly, are the globes still ok? Odd that all globes would fry, but if there's been a significant voltage overload while they were in use it's possible.

Got reverse lights?

And it still runs ok?

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