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Old 03-09-2008, 03:24 PM
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1961 electrical problem

First question: I have a 1961 Chevy Belair with a 350 and an alternator. It has a new American Autowire engine harness to the starter and a new harness for an alternator that also runs to the headlights. It also has a new 1963 horn relay with a wire from the positive terminal on the battery to the battery terminal on the horn relay jsut as American Autowire says to do it. The car starts in the crank position, but quits when I let up on the key to the run position. Can you tell me what I am doing wrong please?
The second question: The gas gauge buries when the key is turned on. Since the dash was painted, does the gauge need to be ground on a good clean surface? Thanks, Rich
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