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by russt48
Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:30 pm
Forum: 1964-1966 Thunderbirds
Topic: bleed air from power steering
Replies: 11
Views: 619

Re: bleed air from power steering

good advice - i suspect my filter is gone because i did not see anything when i checked the fluid. thanks for the tip regarding the seal i was going to look into a replacement
by russt48
Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: 1964-1966 Thunderbirds
Topic: bleed air from power steering
Replies: 11
Views: 619

Re: bleed air from power steering

where is a filter located? it is a 1964
by russt48
Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: 1964-1966 Thunderbirds
Topic: bleed air from power steering
Replies: 11
Views: 619

Re: bleed air from power steering

fluid is foamy and full of bubbles and the chatter could be described as noise as i turn wheel (groan) i do not feel much in steering wheel but a slight vibration
by russt48
Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: 1964-1966 Thunderbirds
Topic: bleed air from power steering
Replies: 11
Views: 619

bleed air from power steering

i followed the instruction manual which i thought strange because it tells you yo get system to operating temp. Then says to turn steering wheel both ways thru its full travel 3-4 times with windshield wipers on (which i thought odd). i did all that plus a short ride thru my community and i still ge...
by russt48
Wed Feb 27, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: 1964-1966 Thunderbirds
Topic: turn signal cancellation
Replies: 11
Views: 867

Re: turn signal cancellation

thanks for the tip. however the arm was not broken, it just stopped cancelling. when i removed it to replace with a new one i noticed that on the underside of on that was installed had a tin/bronze plate that matched the one on mt turn signal switch. the new arm did not have that but also was slight...
by russt48
Wed Feb 27, 2019 12:20 am
Forum: 1964-1966 Thunderbirds
Topic: turn signal cancellation
Replies: 11
Views: 867

turn signal cancellation

does anyone know why the turn signal switch and cancellation arm on my 1964 has a tin plate, and what the purpose is? i bought a new arm because my turn signals would not cancel. now i have disturbed something in the column nothing works.Help please
Russ
by russt48
Tue Feb 26, 2019 11:05 pm
Forum: 1964-1966 Thunderbirds
Topic: battery drain
Replies: 7
Views: 582

Re: battery drain

excellent advice thanks to all. that should keep me busy for a bit
Russ
by russt48
Thu Feb 21, 2019 1:29 am
Forum: 1964-1966 Thunderbirds
Topic: kill switch
Replies: 6
Views: 487

Re: kill switch

thanks to all, great suggestions - now i have to get busy and diagnosis my issues
Russ
by russt48
Wed Feb 20, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: 1964-1966 Thunderbirds
Topic: kill switch
Replies: 6
Views: 487

Re: kill switch

no i mean a switch between the battery and the car so that battery is isolated until i can figure out the drain

Russ
by russt48
Wed Feb 20, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: 1964-1966 Thunderbirds
Topic: kill switch
Replies: 6
Views: 487

kill switch

does anyone use a kill switch on their vehicles? Any recommendations?
Russ
by russt48
Wed Feb 20, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: 1964-1966 Thunderbirds
Topic: battery drain
Replies: 7
Views: 582

Re: battery drain

thanks - i have replaced all the starting components just because they needed it. would anyone advise a kill switch , because i fear a long duration of time until i can isolate the issue
by russt48
Wed Feb 20, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: 1964-1966 Thunderbirds
Topic: battery drain
Replies: 7
Views: 582

battery drain

is there a usual culprit when troubleshooting electrical system that creates a drain on the battery when off?
thanks in advance
Russ