Question about 1966 Ford Mustang
1966 Mustang. The ammeter, oil press gauge and gas gauge have all failed simultaneously. I will start by checking power source to gauges. Any suggestions?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Some of the gauges are on the same fuse as the dome light; check the fuses. The other main source of gauge problems for this vintage F150 is the sending units and I don't use the term sending unit lightly, so when you go to the parts store make sure you say you are looking for sending units not sensors (sensors hook to the computer) sending units are of 2 types for this vintage F150, lights and guages you need the ones for gauges, the oil sending unit is about 4 dollars and the coolant temp sending unit for a guage is about the same.
I have 4 fords and you will come to understand that the wiring is a jury rig, all this come out when they are the age of your 1989 PU.
Posted on Oct 16, 2008
I had a similar problem. In my 1966 Mustang gas tank, the fuel pick-up was on a "float." My float developed a hole, filled with gasoline, and sank to the bottom of the tank, therefore, the gauge always read empty, but the car ran well. All the other gauges of course worked correctly. The repair was a relatively simple soldering job (after removing the float from the tank), but if that is indeed the problem, ensure all the gasoline is drained from the float before beginning the soldering job.
Posted on Dec 05, 2008
SOURCE: Reset oil gauge after oil change
ignition on, hit the gas pedal 3 times the third hit you hold down and wait 5 seconds...you should see 100% on the dash. and its done GOOD LUCK!
Posted on Apr 25, 2009
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