[urq] Brake lights update

dgraber460 at aol.com dgraber460 at aol.com
Mon Jul 23 17:49:14 EDT 2007

That rings true with?everything I found on my car.
I also agree wholeheartedly with the repair method. Any idea where can I get a "new" connector for the F20 position? 

The CPS install went great! I sure appreciate your help with the part. Was the check still there Sunday night? I probably should have concealed?it better.
Anyway thanks a ton!!?


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From: Steve Eiche <seiche at shadetreesoftware.com>
To: DGraber460 at aol.com
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Sent: Mon, 23 Jul 2007 11:42 am
Subject: Re: Brake lights update

I pulled out my original '82 urq harness and traced the wires as much as I could.?
On my harness, there are two red/black wires coming out of the F20 contact. One is about 4" long with a single pin white connector, which mates to the brake light wire in the rear harness. Unfortunately, the other wire has been spliced, but I think that it goes off to the cruise control harness. One of the two wires in my harness is barely hanging on to the contact by maybe five strands. I wouldn't doubt if your original got broken off.?
The way that I would recommend to fix your issue is to remove the contact in F20, cut off the contact and put in a new one with the existing wire that goes up into the dash and another wire that you can connect to the brake light wire. I wouldn't recommend splicing.?
P.S. How did the CPS installation go??
DGraber460 at aol.com wrote:?
> After 4-5 hours of pretzel like contortions under the dash, and pulling > down the fuse panel, I found a red/black wire hanging suspiciously in > the foot well. Put 12 volts to it and the brakes lit gloriously. This is > the wire from the brake-light socket at the rear of the car.?
> Now the new dilemma. I can't find where it is supposed to live. The > Bentley shows that it should come out of track F20 on the panel. There > is indeed a red/black wire at F20, but it disappears into a loom going > up into the upper dash. I can find no position/location to re-connect > the wire.?
> Anyone know where I should be looking? I spent over an hour scanning the > back of the fuse panel and all surrounding areas for a possible > connection point to no avail.?
> All advice very appreciated. > > Dennis?
> Denver?

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