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Re: 12 v positive or negative ground

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03-23-2013 16:50:24

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equeen said: (quoted from post at 19:43:23 03/23/13) Apologize for my wording/terminology.

I'm actually checking for voltage reading with one probe on the ARM terminal of the VR, the other on the BAT terminal of the VR, etc. Thus, I either see a reading or else see no reading. This is done with the engine running, all wires connected, etc.
I was beginning to suspect that. You see, about most of the population will take "jump from A to B", to mean that you shorted A to B with a jumper wire or a screwdriver or pliers or some other conductive object, rather than that you connected a voltmeter between the terminals, A and B. Clear communications is difficult! Sender & receiver may end up in two different worlds. This I'm afraid makes much of what has been said, null & void.
This post was edited by JMOR at 16:51:44 03/23/13.

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03-23-2013 16:59:20

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 Re: 12 v positive or negative ground in reply to JMOR, 03-23-2013 16:50:24  
Thanks for getting me on the right track with my terminology. Yes, I can see that words do make a difference - and my words can get wacky.

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