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Re: [T3] gen/VR trouble

"it happens again.  GRRRRRRRRRRR  

Shhht! Allow me to reiterate..  Having unhooked each part from 12+ allowed for it's 
direct test, then on to the harness. though I was looking for a dead short, that doesn't 
sound like your problem..  

If you're now half as confused as I am, I've been no help at all!

Curtis (suffering from seasonal exhaustion)
> Ouch. I remember I was experiencing 'black-outs' in my Chevy (I know, I know), 
> not fun, especially on the freeway! I finally unhooked the 12+ leads off of 
> everything (including every last light, lamp, etc) and then tested for 
> continuity from the 12+ circuit (at the battery lead (unhooked)) to ground. By 
> placing a single fuse at a time in the box I figured I could isolate the sub-
> circuit and find the %$#@! short, didn't take long to realize I was getting 
> continuity all the time, and looked up stream of the fuse box..  My prob was 
> arcing in the connection through the firewall, which is why I wasn't blowing 
> fuses (but *was* flirting with a serious burnout)
> The entire process was a PI"T"A, but it revealed the problem. I wonder if your gen 
> prob is just a side effect of a greater issue? My thoughts are finicky gen,
>  shorting 12+ or bad grounds..  pretty vague, I know.

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