What wire is used in automotive wire harnesses?

Answer Copper wire is used in automotive wire harnesses, selected for its ability to conduct current properly at a reasonable cost. Some higher end cars use copper wiring that is silver-plated.References:... Read More »

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When installing a Y-shaped electric range plug and it has places for three wires and you have a black wire white wire and a bare copper wire so which wire goes where?

Answer for USA, Canada and countries running a 60 Hz power supply service.(LIFE SAFETY WARNING! [disclaimer] Electricity is dangerous! You can be injured or killed! Improper installations can ca... Read More »

How do you wire a 4 wire 110V appliance to a 3 wire wall plug?

Can you combine the black and red wire and connect it to the black wire from the house and have standard 110V service? Just take a little longer to cook?

Automotive Wire Specs?

Automotive wiring provides power and control to a variety of systems. This wiring transmits signals to electronically controlled parts of modern cars and also transmits electricity generated by the... Read More »

How to Wire Automotive Headlights?

While most automotive headlights are already installed on a vehicle, certain aftermarket options, such as High Intensity Discharge (HID) and xenon headlights, need extra wiring as well as a ballast... Read More »