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  • Hello I have issues starting my car after having the key in the accessory position for about an hour or so. Radio off. The first crank of the starter becomes very slow and almost doesn't crank. I hooked a meter inline with the battery, there's 2.2 amps being used when the key is in the […]
  • I've bought a new (to me) car and the location of the cigarette lighter socket means it's better for my old dash cam to be hard wired. Handily there was a Youtube video of my exact model of car and on the face of it it's a very simple install – £10 kit from Amazon, […]
  • Bike is DC, an older motorbike. Charger will be used to draw no more than 60w. How can I make this work, safely?
  • Hi, I have a ‘05 Megane ii 2.0 with a f4r, and I was wondering if anyone has any info regarding wiring a bee r rev limiter up to them I only need the crank signal I used a 1000v 1A diode stopping the current from flowing towards the coils, and I tried connecting the […]
  • I have the dreaded transporter t5 wiper problem ( So the wipers turn on then wont turn off after a play about they then go off) there are a lot of mentions of this problem with a few different causes Bonnet catch micro switch can fail Wiper stalk switch Motor Relay within a bcm(body control […]
  • Im trying to replace a snapped h7 bulb connector. The replacement has 2 wires red and black, but my car has 3, 2xyellow and one black. Do i just merge the 2xyellow with the red wire?
  • Hi! I've been having issues with the fuel gauge on an old vespa scooter, and I'd like to ask those who understand these things for advice on what I did wrong, and/or how to fix it. The scooter is 12V AC. The stator produces (on paper) 120w, which is passed through a 3-pole regulator (12V; […]
  • Hello all, I have a tail light for a '12 Ducati Panigale 1199 S, that I can't get working properly. The brake light / daytime running lights work fine through the factory connector. The turn signals are the problem, they do not work independently – they flash like hazard lights. The tail light only has […]
  • 2010 Mustang – when the key is on, my brake lights are constantly lit regardless of whether the brake pedal is pushed or not. When the key is off the lights function properly – they only illuminate when the brake pedal is pushed! Any thoughts? I already replaced the brake pedal sensor.
  • Can I swap a 6 volt regulator from a Cadillac with flat head V8 into my Ford F-600 which also has a 6 volt regulator and a flat head V8?
  • Hi, does anybody know which of the 3 pins is which on a Kerr Nelson EPS848 Speedo Sensor?
  • Hey all, I am trying to set up a module that i can use to turn on headlights with lock and unlock so basically I have all things sorted out except one thing. I want the module to stop working if my headlight switch is set to the OFF position, so basically my switch gives […]
  • Hello, I want to ask, I'm going to change the lights on a Skoda mk2 for a black version, I noticed that they only have one h7 bulb and a bixenon projector. The original has two h7 bulbs. One in the projector and one for the high beams. I want to ask if I will […]
  • So this is the wiring schematic for a RR Vogue steering column – in itself nothing spectacular, just two motors making it go up/down and in/out. Except, looks to me that each motor has a PL and effectively a single SL coming from off a digital controller (it links in with memorised seat positions). My […]
  • On the instructions saying Red to battery +12 v White to ignition switch +12 v Yellow to light switch +12 v If these three wires connect them to the ignition switch +12 v will not work?
  • Apologies up front for the long post. I thought I'd try to include as much info as I can. I am looking for some advice/suggestions any of you might have concerning an annoying intermittent fault I am having with a 2006 Zafira B. The engine is the Z16XEP version. The car will start a few […]
  • Hi guys Appreciate a bit of help please. I know this isn't really an auto electrics forum, but I'm hoping maybe somebody will know anyway, not sure there's a better forum to ask this in? So I'm disabled, and I need to find a safeguard way to re-charge my mobility scooter in my Ford Transit […]
  • My passat had an incident where Battery acid leaked and it damaged ABS Module, various light on dashboard switched on. Auto hold, cruise control, tpms all stopped working. I found a used ABS module and got it replaced, also had to replace a sensor close to one of rear tyres that works with ABS module […]
  • Hi All, I've bought a 12ft Catering Trailer that is mainly fitted with LPG Equipment, but Electrics are required for 1x Undercounter Fridge, 1x Undercounter Freezer, Strip Lights, Water Pump & Appliance ignition. I may occasionally use a Microwave, but can do without if necessary. I would like to switch from the generator to a […]
  • Hi guys, im currently trying to start my new big block chev in a chevelle but having issues.. im a full novice on electrics so be gentle ! The ign switch seems to be either ON or OFF.. and car will start like this but starter stays on.. no power or crank on switch ..I […]

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