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    Default Boost gauge help!!!!!!!!

    Got it working vac wise bought two of the piggy back fuse holders and used f6 and f20 for switched live and live but nothing is happening used earth in kick panel so no that is good any ideas why not working?

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    So the only thing that's not working is the backlighting? As the vacuum should control the needle so no power is needed for that. All I can suggest is checking the earths and permanent live, if there ok then it's gotta be a faulty unit

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    So you've got two live wires? One live and one ignition-live?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jezzy View Post
    So you've got two live wires? One live and one ignition-live?
    yeah orange for switched live and red for live do I only need one? Need a feed then for a live so it works with turning car on

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    If you bought the Maptun guage, the Red one is a switched live, the orange one is for the light dimmer.
    "Doing a good job here is like wetting your pants in a dark suit, you get a warm feeling but nobody else notices"
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    So don't really need that Ian were u took the switched live from ian

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    I took mine off the black wire off the back of the dashboard. No, I didn't connect the orange one on mine in the end either. It brings on a blue backlight when you put the lights on, I prefered the white on all the time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ian-Highlander View Post
    I took mine off the black wire off the back of the dashboard. No, I didn't connect the orange one on mine in the end either. It brings on a blue backlight when you put the lights on, I prefered the white on all the time.
    Could I take the power from head light switch if so wot colour

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