[MR2] Dash lights flash
BARRY S DAVIS
bsdavies at q.com
Wed Jan 20 19:47:32 EST 2010
Thanks Bob, that's the conclusion I am coming to.
> From: bob-schultz at comcast.net
> To: bsdavies at q.com; mr2 at mr2.com
> Subject: RE: [MR2] Dash lights flash
> Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2010 19:33:30 -0500
> Sure sounds like an intermittently failing Alternator.
> The alternators on these are not quite up to what you would expect of Toyota
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> Subject: [MR2] Dash lights flash
> (I seem to be having trouble posting to the list - my apologies if this ends
> up on the list several times)
> My 88 MK1 just started having an intermittent symptom - as the revs cross
> about 4k, the brake, cooling fan and charge light flash briefly.
> It only seems to do this when it is cold (which is a relative term here in
> Yesterday, they came on and stayed on until I had got to work. I switched
> the engine off, then restarted and they went out and stayed out.
> The voltmeter is showing a nice healthy reading - its in the same position
> it always has been. - update: I noticed that the voltmeter does tick up a
> notch when the lights flash.
> I'm thinking a sticking relay. This symptom ring a bell with anyone?
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