[Healeys] Electrical question

Michael Salter michaelsalter at gmail.com
Tue Oct 26 16:46:17 MDT 2021

Tom, it is very unusual for a wire to fail, as I'm sure you know.
I would suspect the bullet connections on the dip switch cable where it
joins the main harness.
They are near the overdrive throttle switch as I recall.


On Tue., Oct. 26, 2021, 6:13 p.m. Tom Felts via Healeys, <
healeys at autox.team.net> wrote:

> BJ8     had power from the blue HL sw wire to the dip switch--all WAS
> well.  All of a sudden no power thru the hL sw blue wire to the dip sw.  HL
> switch is good.  Ran a wire directly from the HL switch to the dip
> sw-----have power--all works.
> Ohms's reading seems quite a bit higher thru that original wire than a reg
> wire i used.  Guess it is possible that the resistance is so high that it
> won't allow voltage to pass??   Anyone who has tried to trace that wire
> will know it is impossible to see the full length since it is encased in
> wrap.
> I'm down to disconnecting the original wire and running another power wire
> from the HL sw to the dip sw and moving on.  Of course that won't help me
> determine what caused it but I'll have lights.
> Anyone have any other ideas on cause?
> Anyone know what gauge wire I should use?
> Thanks
> tom
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