Think of #2 as a theft prevention feature <g>.
Mine does that all the time unless I've done the
bullet-connector-and-battery-post-boogie in the previous 3 months or so.
on 4/11/05 5:31 PM, Dave Ciaccio at firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> I just finished up getting the MGB ready for the driving season. Two left over
> Lucas items from last season I would like to get solved:
> 1. Very slight glow to alternator warning light when headlights are on.
> Battery did not seem to run down last year. Turn signals, wipers, etc. all
> seem strong even when headlights are on. Newer battery.
> 2. Turn the ignition key to on-nothing/completely dead. Turn the ignition key
> off and then to on-nothing again. Turn the ignition key off and then to
> on-starts right up. This may or may not happen. Intermittent. All grounds are
> clean and tight that I can find. Wiring to solenoid is all clean and tight.
> Thinking relay problem?
> Any help on the above would be appreciated! Thanks!
> Dave Ciaccio
> '74 MGB
> '73 Jensen Healey
'66 MGB GHN3L76149
If you're near Mountain View, CA,
it's the primer red one with chrome wires