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10-03-2012 09:35 PM
iminhell I've played with wiring in 4 generations of Fords that I've owned. It's always the same, just goofy as all hell.
10-03-2012 07:28 PM
amc49 'You autto have figured out by now that Ford skimps on wiring ... yet take the most backassward routes, wasting wire.'

Brother you so pegged that on the head........................
10-02-2012 09:07 PM
sgtsmasher um nope, that little wire is what was my issue the first time i just didnt see it had fallen out of sight into the fender!
10-02-2012 09:07 PM
iminhell
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Originally Posted by 6SPD_soul View Post
Well thats g good to know, ALL THE IMPORTANT THINGS associated with it, and the one that's basically stretched to within .5" inch of it's life in my engine bay right now. I'll be replacing that with some slack next day off.
LOL
You autto have figured out by now that Ford skimps on wiring ... yet take the most backassward routes, wasting wire.
I've never figured them out.


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Originally Posted by badazz2010focus View Post
You should have used a battery saver it connects to your cigerette lighter and it would have prevented your dash issue.
Nope.
Missing that ground prevents lots of the normal things from working properly.
10-02-2012 08:23 PM
badazz2010focus You should have used a battery saver it connects to your cigerette lighter and it would have prevented your dash issue.
10-02-2012 08:18 PM
6SPD_soul
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Originally Posted by iminhell View Post
That's the ground for the power hold relay. Lots of things associated with it.
Well thats g good to know, ALL THE IMPORTANT THINGS associated with it, and the one that's basically stretched to within .5" inch of it's life in my engine bay right now. I'll be replacing that with some slack next day off.
10-02-2012 08:08 PM
iminhell That's the ground for the power hold relay. Lots of things associated with it.
10-02-2012 07:37 PM
sgtsmasher FOUND THE DAMN PROBLEM....

see that stupid little black wire with the orange stripe, yea i didnt see it the first time SOB
10-02-2012 02:38 PM
sgtsmasher Yea im going to clean it up a little bit, change the stock wires to the ones i got at advance. I got 2 72" 4 gauge wires brand new positive and ground. And i have left over amp cable that im going use also to increase the electric flow, ill get it, hopefully lol
10-02-2012 01:14 PM
grayzx35speed In this case I agree with everyone else, if it ran before you parked it and did.your hack job, then now you have funny electrical issues it is most likely somewhere in the wiring you did.
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