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    Posted: 06 Dec 2018 at 08:59
Or not as the case is. I swapped the leccy petcock for the manual one on the cali ev but (cos im cheap) thought i might rebuild the leccy one. I found the fault with the fuel starvation - one wire barely attached so the plunger wasnt working properly.  But it seems that the rock hard resin is not going to come out unless ì drill it slowly and patiently....sod that. 
 However i was thinking theres a perfectly good switched 12v i can use for charging or usb. Stick a 5a foose inline and it should work. Oi fink.  
Anyone want the old petcock?  John
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From what I've read you are better off without the electric one.

Makes sense to use the old feed too, but check if there is already a fuse in the circuit. And don't use it for high loads as the wires will be tiny.
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The petcock solenoid is dead - cleaned, resoldered terminals and tested. But its buggered.  I'll run a max 5 amps for the usb and cigar charge socket. Its got a relay anyway. Nowt to lose
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I tried a 2nd hand leccy tap for a while, for a laugh. Was nice not having to remember to turn taps off etc. But if left for a while would stick in the closed position. Ended up more trouble than it was worth, even without any electrical gremlins.



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