Need Help ASAP with 85 C10 wiring problem's

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    chevyracer8262 Senior Member

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    I have an 85 Chevy c10 that i'm having some sever issues with. I had eveything working good until yesterday morning and then all of a sudden the fuel gauge pegged out way on the other side of full and all of a sudden the blinkers quit working does anyone have any ideas on what could be the causing these problems?
     
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    check the printed circuit board on the back of the guage cluster for breaks or burn marks.. also check your grounds. you could have have lost a ground somewhere. does your blinker light stay on when your turn signal in activated?
     
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    No they don't work at all. Everything worked fine untill I went to pulling fuses yesterday checking for blown fuses from other issues after that everything went crazy. I've tried different flasher fuses and still nothing.
     
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    if you have never taken the guage cluster at,then your problem might be at the fuse block .check all your fuses,wires etc. you might have wiggled something loose.
     
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    Well i checked all of the connections and wires as best I could last night there's power at the fuse panel and power at the steering column connectors so i don't know what could be causing this.
     
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    I had a simalar problem form my 78 C-10. And I had to pull all the connections apart and clean them. Both the front and rear of each plug ( head light switch, heater, wipers, and any other dash connection I found) and by doing this and using a jumper wire to see if I could get juice thru or around a switch they all came on. And to date still operate correctly.

    Hammer
     
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    Thank's I'll give that a try.
     

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