I had this with mine.
It turned out to be that the brushes were not making all the best of
I have cleaned these things and it appeared to be the the brushes weren not
making good contact before cleaning.
It all works fine now.
p.s. I saw lots of nice British beauties today on a British car show in our
Lots of people.
3 MG booths (generic - MGA - MGT series)
Beautiful MG's, Truimphs, Healys, Jaguars, Rolls Royces, etc.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steve Murphy [SMTP:email@example.com]
> Sent: zondag 19 december 1999 17:49
> To: MG List
> Subject: Ignition warning lamp
> Hi gang,
> I've noticed that the Ignition warning lamp on my 77B will glow,
> very dimly, when running under relatively loads, ie: idling with
> headlamps+heater fan +brake and turn signals. It all but extinguishes at
> speed, and the battery does not seem to be discharging. This is my first
> and I have found some faults in the wiring already, so I am wondering if
> this is normal or something I need to pay attention to.
> On a related note, since others have recently posted regarding
> electrical problems, the Scions of Lucas web page has the Lucas wiring
> code table at www.team.net/sol/tech/LucasColours.html. This, along with
> Haynes manual schematics, (and a little help from Rick Astley and Jeff
> was a great aid when I had to correct some botched wiring on my car.
> Happy Holidays!
> Steve Murphy (77MGB)