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The previous owner had for some reason taken off the box that covers all the electrical connectors on my '82 Silverwing Interstate. Fool that I am I decided to put it back on today figuring it would help keep everything dry. I disconnected the terminals, cleaned them up a bit, and then reconnected them inside the box. Now, I'm having some electrical problems. With the key set to on I have both turn signal indicators lit up, the front and rear turn signals are on, and the high beam indicator light is on. The oil pressure and neutral lights do not come on, unless I switch the headlight to high. (The headlight doesn't switch to high.) Neither turn signal works when I move the turn signal switch. I'm fairly confident I have it connected as the diagram shows and all fuses look good. Now, what did I do and how can I fix it? Is it a loose ground somewhere or did I fry something?

Thanks for your help in advanced.
 

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daristotle,



I am going to presume that you reconnected thing back the way they were....I did see you said you followed the wiring diagram.



Few things come to mind.....



Did you choose the correct year/model wiring diagram?



Did you disconnect, clean, reconnect one at a time or did you disconnect all, clean, reconnect?



Have you checked to see if you inadvertently switched a power and a ground connection?



Green is ground.



I don't think you "blew" anything up....you say the fuses "look" good....do you have an ohm meter to check for continuity on the fuses (pull them from the fuse block first).



These are suggestions to help "trigger" anything you may have missed....working on something for a length of time you may not see what is right in front of you...remember to start with the simple and easy stuff.



Let us know what you find.



Greg
 

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daristotle,



I am going to presume that you reconnected thing back the way they were....I did see you said you followed the wiring diagram.



Few things come to mind.....



Did you choose the correct year/model wiring diagram?



Did you disconnect, clean, reconnect one at a time or did you disconnect all, clean, reconnect?



Have you checked to see if you inadvertently switched a power and a ground connection?



Green is ground.



I don't think you "blew" anything up....you say the fuses "look" good....do you have an ohm meter to check for continuity on the fuses (pull them from the fuse block first).



These are suggestions to help "trigger" anything you may have missed....working on something for a length of time you may not see what is right in front of you...remember to start with the simple and easy stuff.



Let us know what you find.



Greg


Boy do I feel stupid. I did get the two of the connectors mixed up. Thanks Greg.
 

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daristotle,



Glad that you were able to find and fix the "glitch"!!



Greg
 
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