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Good morning knowledge base. I have a project involving auto electrical (so 12V DC, or 13.8V on a good day) and LED lighting. I have a pair LED...
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I am trying to add additional exterior lights to me car. The battery is located to the rear of the car, rather than trailing wires right through...
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Hey guys, I'm pretty new to 4x4's etc, so please go easy on me, just looking for some help/info. Some background: I have a 92 landcruiser troopy...
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Hey Guys. I recently flooded my 1999 Toyota Hilux in a river and I have been having issues with my central locking. I can unlock all of the doors...
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2016 Toyota Hilux 4x2 work Ute I have installed the reverse camera and by mistake I was soldering one cable with the power on ! Now the stereo...
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Hello everyone. I'm getting a bit desperate, as my car has been at mechanics 3 times already and nothing really helped. Here is the problem: My...
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Hello guys, while doing some job on my car, the retaining tab on the rear differential controller connector broke off. The connector looks like...
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Now I haven't charged a car battery since my teen days but it seems our two year old car like many now are dependant on a good charge for all the...
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Good Morning, I apologize if this post is out of context, I could not find a better fit for it. I am replacing a light switch in a Hyster S40XL...
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Hi there my Skoda fabia MK1 2005 hasn't had working electronic windows for months, I've replaced the drivers motor, checked wiring between a frame...
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I purchased two crashed MG ZS EVs. One is frontal, the other side. Plan is to build one good car. The ZS has 6 airbags. 4 are blown in one, 2 in...
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I am making my first post here at this forum, and it will soon become obvious, but in line with the material I have recently seen on joining this...
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Hi I have a 2019 Toyota Landcruiser 79 series Vdj79 My interior light only will work when doors open cannot get fit to work with just the on...
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Hey. I'm setting up a micro hydro system and thought some guidance would be nice to avoid unnecessary experimentation. This is my first version...
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Built a sand rail with the engine and electrical from a 1993 pontiac grand am. Using the stock ecu and installed it in a small pelican gun case...
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Hi I'm trying to install smart start system in my mazda6 2009 gh tamura. But can't understand wiring diagrams. Trying to find negative door...
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2017 Isuzu Dmax with a smart alternator. Shunt on the negative terminal of the start battery. The picture attached shows how the Negative from the...
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I am wondering if anyone can help me out with wiring up a henschen 2 way universal changeover switch. I will be connecting my mains 230v hookup as...
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Thanks for looking at my question I have a vehicle that I charge my trailer battery with. The charge circuit is 10 metres via an andeson plug...
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Hello I’m modifying a corsa vxr I dunno how to word this so it sounds right but I’ll try, when you press the unlock or lock button the can sends...
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My 2003 Toyota Echo has two back lights in the instrument cluster. One of the lights would flicker if I hit a bump or something. I swapped the...
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The above car is on its third fresh air blower resistor pack, (2 replacements), the fan impeller spins easily by hand, the (4 speed) fan will only...
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I wired in an auxiliary fan to my Jeep radiator. Details: 1. Fan grounded to body. 2. Power wire for fan goes to standard 4 pin relay (with...
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I recently installed new headlights units on my 2004 BMW Z4. The issue is the car had xenon for high/low beam then a separate bulb for flashing...
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Hi I have Toyota RAV4, 2010 I have question for you, I am going to install two mirror cameras to turn on when turning lights are on (left camera...
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If I have two caution lights for my car that are powered by the cigarette port on my car and I leave them on when I turn my car off how long till...
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Hi everyone, I have a Vauxhall insignia 2.0 cdti non starter, cranks but no start. It also doesn’t crank very fast, tried new battery and still...
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This part is from a Mercedes prefuse box. I checked it for continuity by checking the two yellow marked wings and got close to zero. The part has...
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I purchased this car as a none runner , suspected starter motor issue. When I removed starter there was two cables connected to the ground , one...
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This fuse link belongs to a Mercedes Benz. I have soldered the filament of the 40 amps fuse and I do not know if it works. The dealer does not...
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On connecting battery, the Right hand side indicator globes light up and remain on. Indicating Left activates buzzer, indicating Right no buzzer.
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Hello. I am looking into the wiring loom of my 53 year old car and the fitness of the wires and connectors within. I have the two part loom that...
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I am not an electrician but I am after a bit of advice. Would Ibe correct in thinking that a vehicle hook-up lead, used to keep the cooling units...
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Hi everyone, I have a 2015 Citroen C4 with a faulty DRL / position lamp that I’m trying to repair instead of having to replace the full headlight...
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Hello. 3 phase alternator to rectifier is melting the inline 3 pin block connector (twice), not the connector at the rectifier. Does it need...
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Hi, I have a 2009 corolla sedan conquest 1.8 4cyl manual. My lights have started turning off whilst driving especially high beam but not my fog...
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I could really use some guidance as I'm at my witts end... I have a 2010 Ford Taurus SHO with a low 5V Reference Signal (P0642). I first had this...
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Citroen C4 l 2004 front left ABS wheel speed sensor fault. Hi, ABS and ESP lights up on the dashboard. Im getting a reading on Kph when driving...
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Hello all It is striking how the wiring gauge (and hence current carrying capacity) of standard 12S socket wiring is much lower than would...
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I just installed a 4th brake light on my 2014 scion frs wired thru my tail lights. The moment I hit the brakes my abs and traction control lights...
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