'87 300ZX Electrical issues

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Jwhisnant1-1
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'87 300ZX Electrical issues

Postby Jwhisnant1-1 » Thu Jun 03, 2021 2:54 am

Just got an '87 300ZX. Runs fine but analog gauges interior, tail and brake lights won't work along with wipers and hazard lights. The headlights do come on but won't raise. The fuseable links at the battery check fine, but no power to most relays or most of the fuse box. This is my first Z-car so any advice on where to start would be great!
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VStar650CL
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Re: '87 300ZX Electrical issues

Postby VStar650CL » Thu Jun 03, 2021 4:10 am

Check the ignition switch. There are usually two wires for the "on" position, one is for the engine and the other for the rest of the car. Sounds like the "rest of the car" throw may have bad contacts.

Jwhisnant1-1
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Re: '87 300ZX Electrical issues

Postby Jwhisnant1-1 » Thu Jun 03, 2021 5:47 am

Thanks I check


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