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  1. Electrical
    Just got a 62. The generator light stays on even when engine is off. I read it could be the alternator, or ignition. Replaced them both and same problem. When I replaced alternator light went off for a bit, thought it was fixed came back few hours later and battery was dead. Same thing with the...
  2. Electrical
    Hello, as the title suggests I have some kind of electrical short in my steering column. The car is a 1975 3 speed automatic, with a tilt column. I have been plagued with electrical problems since I first purchased the car, and recently had my wiring replaced because it caught fire and burnt the...
  3. Electrical
    Hello All, just wanted to say first off all the information in this Forum has been super helpful in restoring my 74 Nova Custom. I was hoping you all could help me figure out where these two wires coming from the windshield wiper are supposed to plug into. One appears to be a ground and the...
  4. 1st & 2nd Generation Chevy II/Nova's
    Hey fellas, I'm pulling my hair out trying to find the purple wires for the neutral safety switch on my 67 nova. I found the switch at the bottom of the steering column but no wires. I did find the pink & green wires that were cut off under the carpet behind the brake pedal but not the NSS...
  5. Body and Interior
    hello, can anyone tell me where does this lights are attached to? first one seems to be pedal lights and the another could be the ashtray light or maybe another floor light? they work with the dimmer and stays on when you turn on the lights thanks in advance - Nova 73 250 Automatic 2 door coupe
  6. Electrical
    Hello guys, I've recently been running into a bunch of electrical issues with my Nova. It's specifically (as it says in the title) a 1975 Chevrolet Nova Custom that has been upgraded from a 262 small block, to a 383 stroker. I'll try to do a run-down of what I'm needing to do. As a side note...
  7. Electrical
    Hi, I'm having problems with my Tyco 40/30A 5 prong relay running to my fuel pump. I have the 30 running from ACC with 12V going in. 86 is my ground, 85 in running into the IGN in my fuse block. 87 is running to the switch, then the switch to the fuel pump. The problem is that even though I...
  8. Electrical
    New to the forum and new (to me) car. I've been perusing the many brake light threads already but I've yet to find one that pertains to my situation. 1971 Nova 4 door sedan, original everything 250/powerglide. I have turn signals, hazards, taillights, headlights, sidemarkers, hi beams, horn...
  9. Electrical
    Headlights work on both high and low beam. Brake lights work but the passenger side is brighter than the drivers side. tail lights do not work at all. double checked with the painless wiring diagram and everything is correct. any idea's or experience with this. It's a new headlight switch...
  10. Electrical
    A quick question of concern for you electrical geniuses out there: At low idle, occasionally my Gen light comes on and I hear a light "moaning" sound from the engine compartment. If I give it a little throttle, the sound and light go away. This doesn't happen all the time, only occasionally...
  11. Electrical
    Hey there, I'm a new Nova owner, and I am having some small wiring problems with my '64 Wagon. I (had) Dash/Gauge Lights working when I bought the car (so I thought). It was hard to tell since most of the bulbs were burnt out and/or missing. I replaced all of the bulbs behind the gauges with...
  12. Electrical
    Just want an opinion and see where the majority lies. Because I have heard about many different opinions and not sure what is accurate or which ones are "wives tales". I got an NOS clock for my 66 in 1997 and it worked great for about a year. Then it stopped. It is now in the shop being...
  13. Electrical
    Drove car to north of detroit from tennessee drove around a little drove out to pontiac get painted drove back from there now wont start. Have gas no spark. Changed to msd cap rotor coil and module still no spark. The distributor looks new very shiny so think it should all be fine. Been...
  14. Electrical
    All six turn signals work on 71 nova. When I turn headlights on the front right turn signal doesn't work it gets brighter but doesn't work. The right, side one blinks but not the front. I assume ground but cant find it any ideas please help!
  15. Electrical
    I have a 1970 Nova 4 door that upon tearing apart I have found the harness to be very brittle, falling apart, cut, chewed on by mice etc... I am planning on replacing the entire harness from front to rear, and have a couple of questions prior to starting this task.Plans for the car include a...
  16. Electrical
    So, ive been looking around for a while on what would be needed for me to safely convert my headlight switch ( knob thing) into a Rocker switch, or any switch other than stock for that matter and have found nothing. If anyone has any experience or knowledge on the subject it would be much...
  17. Body and Interior
    I have this light in the back of my SS chrome console. It kicks on when you open up the door as well as the overhead light. Problem I am having is I bought a bulb that seems to be the right one that fits in (dual contact twist in small round bulb) There is a white wire and black wire that go...
  18. Electrical
    Recently the taillights, brake lights & console lights went out on my 65 (4 door). I found a burnt out fuse and in the process of replacing it, i noticed a small spark in the fuse box. now the car has no power even when a fresh fuse was put in. Anybody know what it could be?
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