If You Have Issues You Can't Find

Discussion in '94-95 5.0 - Specific' started by Vettn71, Nov 23, 2014.

  1. Vettn71

    Vettn71 Member

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    I had a no charge issue on my stock 95 GT. I changed alternators three times and changed the connectors, checked fuses, fusible links, etc, but I had no power to the green/red wire at the alternator. This wire tells the alternator to "turn on".

    I pulled the instrument cluster and found two of the gold strips at the left connector were touching. Using some brush on Super glue I used a toothpick to apply a dot on the loose strip. I held it down, replaced all the parts and I now had charging again.

    if you have odd issues and the circuit passes through the IC, you might want to check those strips out carefully. I had several that we're loose or could come loose, causing shorts.

    jim
     
  2. ElrodKTPQ_89

    ElrodKTPQ_89 Legend

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    That's very interesting..
     
  3. Mustanger

    Mustanger Well-Known Member

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    Thanks...good info. I worry about the PC boards too as they are 20+ years old & eventually will fail. Not like the old days with wires...