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Unread 08-09-2013, 09:49 PM   #1
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Ignition switch-guages problem

I have a 78 CJ5 bought a month ago and have an electrical issue driving me nuts. When I turn the key one position forward the oil pressure and voltage gauge function properly, but when I click one more toward'the'start position both of the gauges peg to the right. I've replaced the ignition switch and the cylinder lock with no luck. Any help would be much appreciated.

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Unread 08-10-2013, 06:00 AM   #2
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My guess is that you either have a short or a bad ground somewhere in your system.

Had: '75CJ5 (back when they still made them), '76CJ7, '99 TJ.
Have: Metallic Silver '78 CJ7 Golden Eagle, 304 V8, ps., pb., A/C, ~3" Lift, 12.5"x33"x15 BFG AT's., T150/Dana20, Dana30/AMC20, 4.56 gearing, white hardtop.
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