Cleaned the flametrap at the weekend and checked a couple of spark plugs all ok. Reconnected the battery brake 1 and brake 2 warning lights did not light up also low fuel light not working allwere fine beforehand, only parking brake aluminates checked fuses all ok. Any ideas thanks in advance 1980 SS2
To test that all the warning light bulbs are working turn on the ignition, put the gear shift in "D" and attempt to start the car, it should not start because of the gearbox inhibitor switch but all the warning lights should illuminate. That would be the first diagnostic step.
From the owners manual, "To check that the warning panel bulbs are operating satisfactorily, ensure that the panels illuminate just prior to the engine starting, but are extinguished immediately the engine starts"
But as Shadow 11 says another check is to put the car in D or R WITH FOOT ON THE BRAKE and try to start the car, all the warning lamps should illuminate. This gives you enough time to figure out what ones are not working.
Duh, I was thinking low level warning lamps. The pressure warning senders should be on the left front inner fender just behind the headlamp assembly. The connectors are white rubber push on, located on the top of the sender facing you. Check that they are tight. If you pull the connector off and ground it with a jumper wire the warning lamp for the appropriate system should illuminate. If it does, the sender is faulty. If it doesn't, there is a wiring fault.