Questions tagged [electrical]

Concerning the main electrical system of a motor vehicle or internal combustion engine. Consider using [tag:electronics] for radios and other such systems. Use [tag:electric-vehicle] for questions about electrical powered vehicles and their unique systems.

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Car is dead, but battery is (apparently) fully charged?

My car seems to be completely dead (no dash/radio/lights/ignition/key remote lock) but after testing with a battery charged apparently the battery is completely full. I've tested while connecting to ...
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High Mounted 3rd Brake Light Not Functioning

I have a 2013 Jetta TDI with 34k. The third brake light doesn't work, I tried the flashers ... still doesn't work. I don't have a meter, so I can't tell if there's power to the wires. I did take the ...
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Alternator sudden voltage drop after engine running for 2 minutes

My battery lamp in the gauge cluster turns on after the car have been running for approx 2-3 minutes. I have measured the voltage and when I start the engine and when it's running for the first 2-3 ...
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Hyundai electrical

When switching car off unable to get key from the switch. The switch will not go past acc. point. Remove battery ground cable then able to switch to lock position and remove key.
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What is this 5-pronged electrical outlet attached to the alternator used for?

I have the below hookup right next to the engine (CAT 3116) and I'm not sure what it is for. I tried googling this, but didn't find a hookup that was similar. The approximate circumference of the red ...
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My 2004 KIA Carnival 2.9 crdi intermittently refuses to start

My 2004 KIA Carnival 2.9 crdi intermittently refuses to start. I have light, radio, electric windows but just doesn't turn over at all. If I leave it a few hours and go back to it, it'll start first ...
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Intermittent starting

My 09 Hundai Elantra have an intermittent starting problem after a few cranks and a few minutes wait it eventually starts .appears to be worst when the engine is hot. On going problem for the past two ...
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98 Toyota Camry won’t crank or start after ignition cylinder replacement

Let me start from the beginning my cousins 98 Toyota Camry had a ignition cylinder that wouldn’t turn without hitting it with a hammer. So we went to the salvage yard pulled an ignition cylinder and ...
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Auto electrical-LED still glowing-07 Jeep Liberty

Ok so a little background, I had put the blue led 578 sylvanias only one, in the rear dome. It never illuminated when the car was off, then I get blue led light strips for the front doors. I wired 2 ...
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Fuel consumption and too much noise from the engine when driving

I have a Toyota D4D 2013 model. I have driving this car since last year. But in the month of May I took it to be serviced but from there it started consuming a lot of Diesel but it was just fine ...
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Ford mondeo mk3, obd not connecting to computer

I have an Ford mondeo mk3 where the air con isn't working and there is no voltage to the pressure sensors. So I was going to look for error codes. However when I connected the obd it can't connect to ...
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Honda City S ivtec 2009 Electric Power Steering light coming up with Engine Check light

My Honda City S ivtec 2009 has a power steering issue When i start my Car there is no power steering But when the car starts to move in a speed of upto 20 kmpl the power steering starts automatically ...
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1997 Honda Civic DLC not communicating

I have a p28 ecu with a obd2 to obd1 jumper harness, i have no check engine lights but im trying to get my inspection but the DLC does not want to communicate, I checked the pins of the DLC and the ...
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After a fuse box replacement the car doesnt start

My ac was not working and I took the dealership and they told me the fuse box needs to change, so I got a fuse box and took the negative battery cable out and replaced the fuse box but my car doesn't ...
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Battery drain suspected from door locking system

I have a Mitsubishi L300 van 2005 and one of the doors is not closing properly, hence the light of "opened door" is constantly on. This drains my battery in two days, which I suspect that is way too ...
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Electrical wires worked with a melting connector but when I cut them and tested by twisting them together it wont work

So, like the title said I had a 3 wire connector plug which I assumed had wires grounding in it which was causing it to overheat and melt, when i clipped the wires and twisted them together to see if ...
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Why are dashboard lights sometimes delayed

After turning on the headlights during driving it sometimes takes a while for the dashboard and tail lights to come on. I tested the tail light fuse which was good. Noticed that when the dash and ...
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F150 Tachometer backlight always on

My 2013 Ford F150 somehow does not switch off completely. The tachometers used to stay on light blue, then for a while red and now bright blue. Looking on the net there seem to be people that fix it ...
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Car alarm not chirping

I have a Prestige APS25e car alarm in my car and recently I had a mechanic service the car. Now the car alarm is acting in a mediocre way, sometimes it would self arm, other times it wont. Sometimes ...
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No start problem

I packed the car for about 4 to 5 weeks without driving it but it was still in good condition.so after that when I try to start the car it only cranked but won't run the engen until now I do not know ...
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Dodge Journey Speedometer Drop and Oil Light with Dinging

2010 Dodge Journey r/t 3.5 L Why does my speedometer drop and my oil warning light come on with the dinging?
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2010 Mazda CX-9 - Low voltage to high-mount LED 3rd brake light

2010 Mazda CX-9 failed inspection for a dead high-mount LED 3rd brake light. I bought a new light from the dealer - it doesn't work either. Checked voltage coming from the connector into the light - ...
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Trailer tail lights still on when ignition is off

After having attaching a trailer hitch to a Volvo V70 2005 the tail lights keep glowing even when ignition is off. Therefore I have two questions: Is it normal on some cars? If not any ideas what ...
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Honda cb 400 sf (nc31) ignition fail

The bike have new spark plugs, clean carbs, healthy battery, starting motor always cranks and working but SOMETIMES there is no ignition but when i push softly with 2nd gear even for 20 cm it starts ...
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Astra h 1.9 88kw 2006

I am having problems with Astra h 1.9 88kw 2006, it's constantly going in limp mode during driving, once I put it on diagnostics it's saying gas pedal, I change it and still have a problem, can ...
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Electrical Issue Mustang, Check charging system FUEL LEVEL LOW DTE ODO DATA ERR

So about two weeks ago I was driving my mustang (2005 V6 Convertible) when an a couple of strange things happened in the instrument cluster. The screen displayed the message "Check Charging System" ...
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2010 ford transit remote only works after being driven for a while

I have a 2010 Ford Transit it has a new key with a new battery. remote won't work of a morning but once driven for a while it will work. if not used for an hour or so remote will go flat again. any ...
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Battery Charging Fault

Renault Grand Scenic 2010 MKIII (I believe). I've had this problem for 2 years now, I had battery replaced and had it tested several times but no one seems to find the issue. There is no clear ...
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How to replace a coil on my Vulcan s

Rode it in some heavy rain, now it starts for a minute then starts running like half poweruntil it dies Took the gas tank off and found the rubber boot for my electronics laid flat by previous owner. ...
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Convertible's motor (likely) damaged

I own a 2013 Convertible Mustang. A couple of months ago, it had been raining heavily where I live. I started seeing water near the panel near the passenger seat whenever I'd drive. I was later told ...
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Car losing power on turning key, but returns shortly after

I drive a 2014 Chevy Spark. Before turning the key even to the accessory position everything works perfectly, as soon as I get to the ignition position all the electronics die and the motor doesn't ...
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Which wires provide keep alive power to the PCM in 2012 Ford Escape?

I have code P1633 - as far as I've check all the fuses in the power distribution (engine fuse) box have continuity - I don't know how to test relays? Next up I want to check where the harness plugs ...
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1996 ford contour bank 1 02 wiring problem

I have a 1996 ford contour 2.5 v6 that my dog pulled the wiring and plug off of the 02 sensor.the wires off the harness are this brown w/blue stripe.black w/orange stripe..white w/green stripe.and ...
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2004 yamaha R6SC

OK so here's my problem ignition wires got cut on my bike so until I get the new ignition I just bypassed the ignition. But now there is no power to the push start button on right handle bar and the ...
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Passat B5 door will not unlock

English from Google translate: Hi, how can the front door be unlocked by lifting the button, the button does not stay up but is tense and goes down. The padding is taken and the door's inner stain as ...
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electrical fault suzuki sv650s 2000

We have a Suzuki sv650s 2000. It was working when bought but now nothing from starter switch. tested the wiring and it's live upto the box under seat then nothing ?
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1988 T-Bird clicking sound when key is on

I accidentally drained my battery so I charged it and went to drive it car died when I went to drive. Now it makes a loud clicking noise and won't stay running. I don't think I put a good charge to ...
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Dies for no reason

I have a 2003 Honda accord and I'll be driving at freeway speed and out of nowhere everything in the car goes dead including the engine. After a few moments I'll hit the starter and she fires up like ...
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2106 Ford Explorer Sport day time running lights have different brightness

The driver side LED is running much brighter than passenger side. At least both are working. Why is the outputs different? Does ford have a fix?
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truck starts when cold, need a jump to start after that

truck starts when cold, need a jump to start after that, voltage at battery drops to 4or 6 when starting, then stablizes at 11.5 or 11.7, We've already put in a new starter thinking that was the ...
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Honda Civic type r, fn2 2007 aircon wiring diagram

Have tried every search I can think of but it's not brought up what I'm looking for. Would it be possible for someone to post up the A/C wiring diagram for the Honda Civic type r fn2 2007 model?
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Which part is the door chime speaker on a Toyota?

I find this part and it says door buzzer. I'm afraid this is the one that sounds beeping instead of chiming. Additionally, would it chime with the same intervals when connected directly to power? I'...
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How to diagnose indicator problem on VW Polo 2001

I have a VW polo, hazard lights and RHS indicator seem to be working as expected. However the LHS indicator stops working intermittently, ie turn it on, works for a bit then just stops clicking and ...
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Holden barina 2003

My blinker is stuck on the passenger side it won’t turn off even with the car off It doesn’t even click it’s just on We’ve checked the bulbs They all seem to be fine I have no idea what it could ...
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High idle in wet conditions

I have a Lexmoto adrenaline and it works fine in the dry most of the time until recently. It starts to idle significantly higher in the rain and on off acceleration when trying to speed up. I have no ...
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Engine cut out whilst driving. VSA and engine management lights came on

On my Honda Civic 2006 1.4 Whilst driving my engine cut out and at first my VSA light came on followed shortly after by the engine management light. the engine would still turn over but wouldnt fire ...
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Dodge Avenger intermittent start issues weird rpms

When I was sitting at a red light last night my car hit below 300 rpms and my lights were flickering. I’ve been having electrical issues with this car and it’s not the battery. I just bought a brand ...
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Radio, Heat, or Drive

I can drive my car then turn on the radio or heat. When I try to start the car a second time, it takes two to three tries before the engine starts. What could this be?
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05 Honda Civic L.X

Having both power windows had replaced the driver side previously. won’t roll up and has no power. Having issues with the electrical problems.
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1991 towncar brake light issues

Does anybody know of any electrical circuit retrofit plans involving gutting the fuse box located in the engine compartment next to the battery and installing a new circuit box in the trunk ...