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Old 08-07-2006, 09:08 PM
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very odd problem

hi guys. i recently installed a new temp gauge on 86 w124. the old one had a 4 prong connctor and the new one had 5. so i cut off the plug in the car and directly spliced the wires into each of the prongs. the temp gauge works great, but when i turn on the headlights, it shuts off. what's up with that? thanks
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Old 08-08-2006, 09:08 AM
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You need to re-wire to this bulletin...

look at this post... lcd temp display question
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Old 08-08-2006, 12:52 PM
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yeah i did exactly that, but the temp display still turns off when i turn the headlights on. its so odd.
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