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Electrical fault, electrics fully cut out, help please


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Got an 11 plate c1 I love it. But its giving me problems all off a sudden, I'll be driving and all power goes, no lights on dash, until I drop the steering wheel and wiggle it and lock it back in place, obviously a connection problem loose wire, what part will the wire be going too that's causing this? 

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An extra thought. I once read of a car that kept cutting out and it turned out the ignition key was on a key ring weighed down with other keys. This weight was causing the ignition key to turn and stop the engine.

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19 hours ago, paul.h said:

First guess would be a problem with the ignition switch/connection/wiring since this turns the car on and off.

I took all the casing off around the speedometer and ignition today, there is a bunch of wires bundled up that go into the back off the speedometer they split into 4 clips into the bottom left of the back of the speedometer, one of them is loose I push on them and its okay I let go and the car turns of so it definitely one off them, this all started bcos I dropped the wheel and them wires feel tight not much movement. Thanks for getting back mate 

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I do not know which wire it would be, you might have to check every one for damage, any insulation damage that might let the wires touch something metal, a break inside a wire possibly indicated by heat damage or the wire looking a bit thin, a loose wire at a connector. Haynes do a workshop manual for the C1 which will include wiring diagrams so if you do not find anything this might help.

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