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JFairman JFairman is offline
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"I hear people say this but it has been my experience that these cars typically do not have electrical gremlins unless, it has been involved in an accident and was not repaired with attention to detail, or someone who had no clue what they were doing had been in there for whatever reason, or in many cases someone has installed an aftermarket stereo, alarm, door locks, 3rd brake light, etc.. Of course, as in the case here there may sometimes be a bit of corrosion causing an issue, either with14 pin connector, one of the grounds, the yellow wire to the ignition, green dist wire, and of course one of the round relays."

Old cars with relays on top of relays controlling the grounds of other relays that control ignition and fuel pumps will definately have electrical gremlins that'll get you eventually... period.

Add an air cooled engine compartment, ignition distributor, and coil that is totally open to being soaked during rainfall and you'll eventually have corroded electrical pins and plugs like Brian's. Guarenteed.
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