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  • geo_homsy2
    Hi Joshua-- I have a 99 with a non-working dome light also. Could you please expound on the location of the loose wire you found near the glove box?? many
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      Hi Joshua--

      I have a '99 with a non-working dome light also. Could you please expound on the location of the loose wire you found near the glove box??

      many thanks,

      //Geo

      --- In solectria_ev@yahoogroups.com, "Joshua Goldstein" <jg@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hi gang, here's a note about a recent temp sensor fault. The important
      > point is that in the NLG software (to program the NLG4 charger), there is an
      > option to look at the front battery compartment temp sensor, back one, both,
      > or neither. However, this option is not located in any logical place but is
      > on the page labelled "Serial number, type, and date."
      > My charger was shutting down partway through the cycle, and I found with
      > the MONLOG program that it was registering a temp sensor fault in "Batt1"
      > which is the front compartment. The temp sensor is attached to the post of a
      > battery somewhere in the middle of the series. Since the front compartment
      > is a bear to get to (and anyway the problem might be a loose wire somewhere
      > en route), I decided to just ignore that sensor, which I figure would only
      > come into play if I were charging on a hot day in the sun. Long story short,
      > I found the setting in the NLG program, set it for rear sensor only, and the
      > charger now does its job perfectly again. Now the car's running
      > perfectly -- even fixed the flaky dome light (loose wire up next to glove
      > compartment). Someday maybe I'll find the temp sensor problem and go for
      > it -- but not in winter.
      > Joshua Goldstein
      > '99 Force
      >
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