Tag: electrical wiring

61 Posts

This Old Benz Needs Grounding
Sep 27, 2018

This Old Benz Needs Grounding

Dear Car Talk

A simple bad connection may be part of a frustrating power issue

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A Tiny Culprit Might Cause a Big Issue
Sep 21, 2018

A Tiny Culprit Might Cause a Big Issue

Dear Car Talk

Defective brake light switch to blame for car not starting.

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Magic Wrench or Smart Nephew?
Jul 10, 2018

Magic Wrench or Smart Nephew?

Dear Car Talk

This RAV's starting problem likely has the easy solution of a loose cable.

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Cadillac's Starter Issue Could Be a Ground Problem
Apr 26, 2018

Cadillac's Starter Issue Could Be a Ground Problem

Dear Car Talk

Don't skip a ground check when troubleshooting electrical gremlins.

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Will Cell Phone Charging Require a Tow Truck Call?
Feb 27, 2018

Will Cell Phone Charging Require a Tow Truck Call?

Dear Car Talk

There are better ways to charge a phone than accessory mode.>

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Dec 04, 2017

These Animals Will Eat Your Soul

J.C. Howard

Boy, your Soul looks delicious.

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Car Has Electrical Gremlins after Steering Pump Repair
Jul 18, 2017

Car Has Electrical Gremlins after Steering Pump Repair

Dear Car Talk

The car's start-up problem might be coincidence or a loose connection--but how did that happen?

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Problematic New Car Sounds Like a Lemon
May 02, 2017

Problematic New Car Sounds Like a Lemon

Dear Car Talk

T.J.'s new car has been nothing but trouble. Should he bring it back to the shop again, or research lemon laws?

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Windows Won't Budge in the Heat
Apr 13, 2017

Windows Won't Budge in the Heat

Dear Car Talk

Looking for the culprit in the heat of the day is the best approach.

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