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Re: Ignition warning lamp

To: "Steve Murphy" <>, "MG List" <>
Subject: Re: Ignition warning lamp
From: "Paul Hunt" <>
Date: Mon, 20 Dec 1999 09:33:15 -0000
It could be a symptom of a poor connection in the charging circuit, but if
it goes out by 1500 rpm I wouldn't worry about it.  A dim glow on load at
speed though, noticeable at night, is usually a symptom of one or more
diodes failed in the alternator.


----- Original Message -----
From: Steve Murphy <>
To: MG List <>
Sent: Sunday, December 19, 1999 4:48 PM
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.

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