gary at squirrelsoup.net
gary at squirrelsoup.net
Tue Mar 8 11:32:13 EST 2005
Sounds like a nightmare to me...
That could be the interior temperature sensor you are talking about on the
inside. If you are refuiling every 150 miles, you have some serious
problems, thats 9 miles per gallon...
I had different problems with the instrument panel. The first thing I
would recommend doing is taking it apart totally, cleaning with
alcohol/compressed air, taking all the connectors in and out, that helps a
You are very lucky that your heated seats work hehe...
> i'll turn the headlights on and the flasher indicators
> will come on but not blink( not outside the car but
> they will appear on the instrument panel along with
> the highbeam indicator)and the fuel gauge doesnt work.
> i figured out that i should refuel every 150 miles.
> and also theres some relay thats bugging out. i think
> its either coming from the heated seat or if i push
> the differential switch it has a slight effect on it.
> either way the car is an electrical nightmare. the
> previous owner had a new stereo system along with a
> radar detector installed and there are wires running
> everywhere some arent even connected. when its warmer
> out im gonna try to trace them all out. by the way do
> all the 200's come with some sort of microphone on the
> drivers side molding by the top of the windshield? im
> curious to know what its there for.
> --- gary at squirrelsoup.net wrote:
>> Whats wrong with instrument panel?
>> > ok..the alternator is in..its a good thing my
>> > were all rusted to or else it might have come out
>> > little easier. i'm gonna put the cover on tomorow.
>> > thank you. i bought the car about a month ago and
>> > everything started breaking down on it so i'm
>> gonna be
>> > on this alot. i figure i might as well learn how
>> to do
>> > it myself then spend more than what i paid for the
>> > car. next up is the throwout bearing then the
>> > steering hoses and then trying to get the
>> > panel to function properly.
>> > --- Kneale Brownson <knotnook at traverse.com> wrote:
>> >> That's a cooling vent for the alternator.
>> >> helps keep the
>> >> alternator from overheating. It's a PITA to
>> >> replace, but I'd think it
>> >> would be worthwhile effort.
>> >> At 11:34 AM 3/5/2005 -0800, PyRo wrote:
>> >> >ok thanks, im about to put it back in now. One
>> >> >question, when i took the alternator out it had
>> >> >plastic cover with a snorkel leading to the
>> front (
>> >> >possibly for the hot air to leave the alternator
>> >> >for cool air to reach it) do i need to put this
>> >> piece
>> >> >back on?
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