Date: Sun, 27 Feb 2005 01:03:56 +0000
From: Pooh Bear <rabbitsfriendsandrelationsnospamail.com>
Subject: Re: 900 electrical mayhem


derek huffadine wrote: > 900 T16 S '87 (uk) > I'm not sure if anyone is going to be able to help, cause diagnosing > elecrical faults is confusing when you've got the car in front of you (for > me anyway). > what has happened is since i had some welding done on the car and i fixed > the heated seats elements the: radio, interior light and clock stopped > working. > - the radio turns on, you can hear the aerial click but it doesnt extend > and no sound comes out. > - the interior light fuse blows and i think has lots of current as it blew > my multi meter (when turned circuit should have been off). > - the clock is strange as it does work but goes very slowly, about 3hours a > day! > > caused by welding? > - Now could it be an earth problem? > - there is a relay just above a patch of welding under the n/s (uk) rear > seat, could that have been damaged? > > Caused by heated seat repair? > - a short circuit? > > Or just coincidental? > > grasping at straws i know but just wondering if a fault was known that could > involve these 3 devices. > > all the other electrics work fine. Was the battery disconnected whilst the welding was being done ? Graham

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