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Old 03-09-2009, 01:41 PM
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Default that's the weird part...

That's exactly what I thought was going on with the flashers...replaced the bulb, and no workie. Then, I pulled the offending unit off the fender, cleaned the contacts, ran a new (what I thought was the ground), cleaned the under carriage and engine bay real good...now they work fine. I dunno...I'm chasing grounds and cleaning up the fuse block for the first go-'round.

I hate chasing electrical gremlins.
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Old 03-10-2009, 06:11 PM
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Originally Posted by MtnTrucker View Post
Be sure and check the large ground cable that goes from the battery to the engine block.
FYI, A stock 40 series has no ground from the battery negative terminal to the block. The battery ground goes to the frame near the fender mount, and a separate large gauge ground goes between the frame and one of the starter motor mounting bolts, which grounds the block to the frame and thus to the battery.
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