Vehicle Wiring (Electrics)

Articles relating to a vehicles ‘Wiring’.

How to Repair Vehicle Electrics & Lights Acting Strangely

Triumph TR4A Front Lights
Do you have an electrical fault on your vehicle. If you do, it can sometimes be difficult to find. This is due to the number of wires, connections and electronics […]

Towbar, Trailer & Bike Rack Electrics

Trailer or Bike Rack Electrical Connector Socket
If you have a trailer or rear mounted bike rack and it obscures the vehicles rear lights and license plate, then you will need a light board, or you could […]

My Turn Signal (Indicators) Flash Fast on One Side?

Front Turn Signal - Mini Cooper
Why are my turn signals (indicators) flashing too fast? There needs to be something in the electrical circuit that automatically switches the turn signal lights on and off when power […]

How to Install Load Resistors for LED Turn Signal Lights:

50W 6 ohm Load Resistor
To add a load resistor to an indicator (turn signal) it has to be wired into each LED light bulb in parallel. I.e. The load resistor goes across the light […]

Vehicle Connectors

Vehicle Connectors - Removing the Wires (Featured Image)
Vehicles (car, van, lorry, motorcycle, etc), their connectors come in all shapes and sizes. How do you release the connectors, check the connections, modify and repair them? Topics: Releasing the […]

Vehicle Lights – Replacing Defective (Dead) LEDs

How do you fix dead LEDs (Light Emitting Diode) on your car or truck? If you have lights with individual LEDs (rather than an LED bulb) that are defective, how […]

Disconnecting, Removing & Replacing a Vehicle Battery:

It’s a fairly straightforward task to disconnect, remove & replace a battery in a vehicle. Often, all you need to do the job, is a socket and maybe a spanner […]