Wiring diagram help Haynes Manual :: Triumph Torque

RH Classic Insurance

Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Wiring diagram help Haynes Manual
Forum Login
Login Name: Create a new account
Password:     Forgot password

Triumph Torque    Cars    2000/2500/2.5PI  ›  Wiring diagram help Haynes Manual
Users Browsing Forum
Davemate and 13 Guests

Wiring diagram help Haynes Manual Print
1 Pages 1 Recommend Thread
Mioraet
August 19, 2010, 11:00pm Report to Moderator


Posts: 135
Posts Per Day: 0.04
After recently changing the dash in my TC for one out of an S, I noticed a kind of bodge for the dual circuit brake warning light. I fitted the new dash anyway and thought I would investigate the wiring for the warning system. As it stands, the brake light comes on with the ignition and goes out once the engine starts (its linked to the oil pressure warning light apparently) The light never came on with the old dash in place. The wire which is purple with a black trace, is seperate from the loom and now not connected to anything. It shows a constant 0.2 volts on the multimeter with ignition on and off. The shuttle valve under the bonnet has a 2 pin plug on it but one of the wires has been cut just down from the plug and wrapped in tape. The remaining wire is purple with a black trace...
In the Haynes manual, the wiring diagram key lists on page 205 items 50 and 51 Dual brake switch and Dual brake warning light respectively but these are missing from the diagram in my manual. I even got the wife to look at it in case I am going blind but it's just not there! The Diagram on pp220-221 for special market carb models 1976 on also lists the same but again absent from the diagram.
Can anybody help me? I want to make sure the wiring is correct and the thing works properly


Marco de Boer. New Plymouth, NZ

The Fleet:

76 2500TC  
73 Sunbeam Sceptre (a little rusty)
70 Singer Vogue (oops) Minter
05 Subaru Outback
96 Volvo 850R
05 Honda Odyssey Vomit Comet
Logged
Private Message
piman
August 20, 2010, 6:53am Report to Moderator


Posts: 3,661
Posts Per Day: 1.02
Hello Miaoret,

my diagram shows the brake warning lamp fed directly from the voltmeter positive, white wire, from the lamp is white\black where it tees off, one to the brake balance switch then to earth, the other goes to the oil warning lamp. Out of the oil warning lamp is a white\brown wire to the oil pressure switch.

It seems from this diagram (2.5 P.. Mk 2 , L H steering.) that the brake balance warning and oil pressure warning lamps are in series? Possibly as a lamp check for the brake warning?

For information, white circuits are ignition fed unfused, green circuits are ignition fed fused and purple circuits are constantly live.

Alec

PS, This is from an early ST manual, I have a later one in my workshop should none of the above make sense.


Oswestry, Shropshire.

Mk1 1\2 P.I.,Jaguar Mk 2, very long term restoration. Jaguar X Type estate 2.5, Hymer 564 motorhome.
Logged
Private Message Reply: 1 - 3
Mioraet
August 20, 2010, 10:05am Report to Moderator


Posts: 135
Posts Per Day: 0.04
thanks a lot Alec. Will look into it after the weekend when I'm done work.


Marco de Boer. New Plymouth, NZ

The Fleet:

76 2500TC  
73 Sunbeam Sceptre (a little rusty)
70 Singer Vogue (oops) Minter
05 Subaru Outback
96 Volvo 850R
05 Honda Odyssey Vomit Comet
Logged
Private Message Reply: 2 - 3
piman
August 20, 2010, 12:03pm Report to Moderator


Posts: 3,661
Posts Per Day: 1.02
Helo Miaoret,

if you would like to send a pm with your e-mail and year of car, I'll scan the diagram for you.

Alec


Oswestry, Shropshire.

Mk1 1\2 P.I.,Jaguar Mk 2, very long term restoration. Jaguar X Type estate 2.5, Hymer 564 motorhome.
Logged
Private Message Reply: 3 - 3
1 Pages 1 Recommend Thread
Print

Triumph Torque    Cars    2000/2500/2.5PI  ›  Wiring diagram help Haynes Manual

Thread Rating
There is currently no rating for this thread
 


Powered by E-Blah Forum Software 10.3.5 © 2001-2008

Latest Blogs-
The Viper's Nest

20th October 2017 7:19pm gmt
Where it all began…
Andy Cook

16th October 2017 00:05am gmt
Internationl GT6 weekend, Cookie's 5 countries run
more blogs...
Next Group Meetings-
Cheshire & Staffs Wednesday 25th October 19:30
Coventry & Warwickshire Wednesday 25th October 19:30
Northern Ireland Wednesday 25th October 20:00
Worcestershire Wednesday 25th October 20:00
Nottingham Monday 30th October 19:00
Essex Tuesday 31st October 20:00
more local groups...
Upcoming Events-
CMC Halloween 20/20 Rally
28th October 2017
CT Essex Winter Rally
19th November 2017
CMC Mince Pie 12 Car Rally
24th November 2017
BCC Santa Rally
10th December 2017
more events...
For Sale-

1966 Herald Convertible 1200 cc Dismantled. SORN and V5 £600 Buyer collect Cambs/Beds border SG19 Contact mickandmave@outl ook.com
Wanted-

Herald Britax Weathershield Sun Roof, complete please. Bob Angell robertvangell1@ btinternet.com King’s Lynn Norfolk

Original Vitesse 2L Brake master cylinder, suitable for rebuild to convert my Herald.Pm Steve P on the forum or e mail prismsecsys@ btinternet.com

more adverts...
CLUB TRIUMPH the Club for all Triumphs
© Club Triumph Ltd MCMXCVI - MMXV