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gtijim
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PostSubject: Mk 2 problem..........please help!!!!   Fri Jun 05, 2009 12:54 am

Rev counter works fine until i turn on my lights then it drops to half what it should be reading, if then i try to dim the dash board lights the rev counter goes all together!
thinking it might be a bad earth but not sure where to look for it
any help will be much aprieciated
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PostSubject: Re: Mk 2 problem..........please help!!!!   Fri Jun 05, 2009 11:28 am

Heard the strap to the rocker cover/head on a mk1 gti can cause a fault like that. Not sure on a mk2 but I'd clean all the earth points up in the engine bay and see how you get on.

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PostSubject: Re: Mk 2 problem..........please help!!!!   Sat Jun 06, 2009 6:30 am

cheers tom, will try that
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PostSubject: Re: Mk 2 problem..........please help!!!!   Sat Jun 06, 2009 10:57 am

one frm starter to the car is normally the culprit
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PostSubject: Re: Mk 2 problem..........please help!!!!   Sat Jun 06, 2009 11:08 am

check the rear of Rev Counter if u got tiny circuit board on ur type the diode often burn out . Trx new light switch my Rado had simlar fault. Good luck
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