How to Wire a 12Volt Relay?

Answer A twelve-volt relay is often used in automotive applications. Automobiles contain several high-power devices--such as ignition control systems and high-intensity lamps--that would be dangerous or i... Read More »

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How to Wire a 12V Relay?

Most 12 volt relays operate accessories in a motor vehicle. Applying a small amount, as low as .2 amps of current to the relay coil closes contacts to feed power to an accessory that requires more ... Read More »

How to Wire a Car Relay?

Adding aftermarket improvements to sound systems, headlights and other electrical accessories can seriously overload the wiring in a modern car. In the effort to improve fuel mileage automakers red... Read More »

How to Wire an Automotive Relay?

Every circuit added to a modern car should be run through an automotive relay. The factory wiring in modern cars is light gauge, and is not designed for additional loads. A relay can be used to pow... Read More »

How to Wire a Horn Relay?

In the continuing effort to improve gas mileage auto makers have found inventive ways to reduce vehicle weight. Using new alloys, plastics and thinner materials is standard practice in newer cars.... Read More »