Lotus Elan

1973 Sprint

PostPost by: Peter Poole » Thu Nov 29, 2018 12:05 pm

Hello
I am new to this group, I built my sprint in 73, I have just got it back on the road after many years of
rebuilding,
Having a problem with the windows going up, seemed to remember its linked to the ignition being on
but the wiring diagram does not support this, anybody got any ideas ?
Thanks
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PostPost by: types26/36 » Thu Nov 29, 2018 1:44 pm

This is how my Sprint works:
Ign off = windows go down but not up.
Ign. on = windows go up and down.
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PostPost by: alan.barker » Thu Nov 29, 2018 2:14 pm

+1
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PostPost by: Europatc » Sat Dec 01, 2018 2:38 pm

Welcome PP
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PostPost by: tedtaylor » Sat Dec 01, 2018 4:33 pm

that's interesting. I guess non-Federal only that way? my windows only work with ignition on....period.
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PostPost by: pharriso » Sun Dec 02, 2018 11:14 pm

Just checked my car, windows go up & down with ignition off. Looking at the wiring diagram that is what you expect... feed is straight from the Control box... no fuses no nothing...
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