[urq] factory vdo gauge problem
tquattroguy at yahoo.com
Tue Jul 29 23:35:26 EDT 2003
Check to make sure the sender is OK. My gauges peg as well if
the sender is disconnected. Check for continuity of the wire
and check the sender. IF your sender is dead and is open then
it will also peg.
--- Brandon Rogers <brogers at terrix.com> wrote:
> That's the thing....this gauge, as do my aftermarket VDO
> Visions, require
> _3_ wires, NOT including the two for lighting (so 5 total).
> There is the
> brown ground, the wire from the sender, and the positve wire.
> Steve B mentioned maybe it was grounding b/c the wire from the
> sender was
> not attached. I had tried that too--still pegs.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ingo D. Rautenberg" <ingo at waratap.com>
> To: "Brandon Rogers" <brogers at terrix.com>; <urq at audifans.com>;
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> Sent: Tuesday, July 29, 2003 12:47 PM
> Subject: Re: [urq] factory vdo gauge problem
> > Brandon,
> > I don't think it's a problem at all. I would expect the
> gauge to be
> > I thought the original guage only has two contacts: positive
> and signal
> > wire. There is no ground per se IIRC, as the only gauge
> only needs these
> > two Anything else would be for lighting..
> > If you happen to have an old train set transformer with
> variable power you
> > can check this out yourself.
> > -Ingo
> > '91 200q20v...Slightly modified
> > '84 Tornado Red Urquattro
> > '91 v8 quattro 5-Speed (not exactly stock) :-)
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