Electrical Articles

Ignition Module Problems

A failing ignition control module can be a real headache at times. It can produce a wide range of engine performance problems, including preventing ...

How to Replace a Fuse in the Viper Car Alarm

Viper car alarms are hardwired into the electrical system of the vehicle. The electrical harness is color-coded to wire into specific parts of the ...

How to Troubleshoot a Jeep That Won't Start

You're late for work, your jeep won't start, and now you're stressed out big time. In this instance it can be hard to think of all the ...

How to Troubleshoot a Ford F150 Alternator

Ford F150 alternators are numerous in styles and amperage, which are designed for a multitude of accessories and equipment. Ford has alternators with ...

Installation of a Rostra Cruise Control

Cruise control allows you to maintain the speed and throttle of your vehicle at your own desired preference. Not all vehicles are equipped with ...

How to Wire a Prowler Camper

Wiring a Prowler camper conventionally requires that two distinct systems be installed; a 12-volt system and a 120-volt system. The 12-volt system ...

How to Tell the Negative & Positive Posts on a Car Battery

Not everyone needs to learn advanced automotive technical information, such as rebuilding engines, transmissions or performing other major repairs. ...

How to Test a Three-Prong Flasher Relay

Flasher relays control the operation of turn signals and hazard flashers on many cars and motorcycles. When a flasher relay malfunctions, the turn ...

How to Start a Car by Removing the Key Cylinder

Starting a car by removing the key cylinder is an illegal act if the car is not yours. However, there may come a time when, for whatever reason, you ...