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    Ignition Warning Light

    Hi, My BN1 1954 100/4 service manual mentions an 'Ignition Warning Light". I can't find one on my facia & it's not mentioned on the instruments & controls diagram.
    My guess is it's not an ignition but a charging indicator but I still can't find it.
    Anybody shed light?
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    Re: Walker sim

    Hello Walker, I don't have info on the 4 cyl. cars but here is a drawing of the early 6 cyl cars that might help you. On the early 6 cyl car the light is a small light on the bottom of the tach gauge. It is the charge indicator light. It has a white wire that goes to the ignition switch and a brown/yellow wire that goes to the voltage regulator. Don't know if the 4 cyl cars would be using the same colours but it shouldn't be too hard to find.
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    Re: Walker sim

    Quote Originally Posted by Walker sim View Post
    Hi, My BN1 1954 100/4 service manual mentions an 'Ignition Warning Light". I can't find one on my facia & it's not mentioned on the instruments & controls diagram.
    My guess is it's not an ignition but a charging indicator but I still can't find it.
    Anybody shed light?
    Should be on the lower/center part of the tach dial. It basically indicates the electrical power source; if it's lit you're running off the batteries, if not--hopefully--you're running off the dynamo (I believe it's wired in series with the cutoff switch in the regulator). Interestingly, it's recommended that you use a lamp instead of an LED bulb in this application, though I ran an LED for many years/miles with no issues. With an incandescent bulb, if you look close you can see the light fade as the dynamo takes over.

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    Re: Walker sim

    thanks Vette, I'll go look

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    Re: Walker sim

    Thanks Bob, Will take a look

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    Re: Ignition Warning Light

    If you do find it and it is not on - check the bulb first before you start tearing things apart.



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    Re: Ignition Warning Light

    Quote Originally Posted by Walker sim View Post
    Hi, My BN1 1954 100/4 service manual mentions an 'Ignition Warning Light". I can't find one on my facia & it's not mentioned on the instruments & controls diagram.
    My guess is it's not an ignition but a charging indicator but I still can't find it.
    Anybody shed light?
    Some light!:



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