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DIY | Guide to Common Automotive Electrical Connections

DIY | Guide to Common Automotive Electrical Connections

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https://youtube.com/watch?v=QKLsTnKVTEYAre you struggling to make ends meet… in your electrical system? Stripping and connecting wires can be messy and confusing, but this week Hagerty’s Matt Lewis shows you how to do it quickly and neatly. Using an auto-stripper and a crimper provides a tidy way to join two wires with both barrel and bullet connectors, and Matt explains where to employ each. For areas that require a stronger connection, he demonstrates how to fuse the wires with a soldering iron. Learn to safely connect your switches and ignition so you can get back on the road in no time. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel! | http://bit.ly/2iooBxJ LIKE us on FACEBOOK | https://www.facebook.com/HagertyClassicCars/ FOLLOW us on TWITTER | https://twitter.com/hagerty FOLLOW us on INSTAGRAM |
Automotive Electrical System Overview

Automotive Electrical System Overview

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https://youtube.com/watch?v=Dm0IheybeUUFollow the flow of electricity, starting with the battery, through a car's starting and charging system, stopping to discuss the starter, alternator and connections along the way. Includes tips and advice for all levels of auto repair experience, including DIY. Sponsored by BBB Industries - makers of premium alternators and starters that meet or exceed OE form, fit and function. Related Videos: How To Test & Troubleshoot a Starter Problem https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0mKrx-fMi_8 How To Test & Troubleshoot an Alternator Problem https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQysE2oJAuo How To Remove & Replace a Starter https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fwdtfOAwGcQ How To Remove & Replace an Alternator https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SM4LbGDCZn0...
A Career in  Automotive Electrical Engineering (JTJS32008)

A Career in Automotive Electrical Engineering (JTJS32008)

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https://youtube.com/watch?v=h7kAwmkwaD4An auto electrical career offers a raft of opportunities for those interested in a practical job with a vehicle focus. With a shortage of auto electricians, good skills will take you a long way, as Danielle discovers when she gets on the job. The technical aspect of the work has become more significant with the complexity of electrical components standard today in many modern vehicles. But an auto electrician could be working on anything from a ride on mower to a bus -- which is exactly what Danielle finds herself doing when a faulty door on a bus has to be fixed. Using computer equipment to check the fault, the problem is identified during a road test and rectified. A career in auto electrical might have you specialising in the likes of air condi...
What can you do with Pico Automotive Oscilloscopes?  Lots!

What can you do with Pico Automotive Oscilloscopes? Lots!

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https://youtube.com/watch?v=5EJzNRfRLhEPico's range of oscilloscopes kits can be used to diagnose faults on anything with an engine. It does not matter if you are working with two wheels, four wheels (or many more). These kits are also widely used on boats, aircraft and on stationary applications such as large generators. See http://www.saelig.com/category/ADE.htm
How To Read Wiring Diagrams (Schematics) Automotive

How To Read Wiring Diagrams (Schematics) Automotive

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https://youtube.com/watch?v=TzZjVWPnXDgwww.handymanpf.com Please Help support this channel VIA PayPal So I can continue to improve and make quality videos and make product reviews to help save you or someone else time and money. https://goo.gl/KUwgNi I give you a basic break down on how to go about reading wiring diagrams. I also explain in how to locate an exact wire (pin) location on a wire connector with more than 3 wires. This is the beginning of series of videos on wiring diagrams and troubleshooting process. Please rate, comment, subscribe. As always if you have any questions or advice on how to improve this video please do not hesitate. THANKS FOR WATCHING
How to Solder Wires – Wire Repair – Automotive Education

How to Solder Wires – Wire Repair – Automotive Education

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https://youtube.com/watch?v=FPDrzXryvtYIn this video we are talking about ways to join or repair wires. The ideal and preferred method is to use solder and heat-shrink, however, we discuss 1 other method of joining wires that is commonly found in the Automotive Industry. Please Subscribe and "Like" this video, and feel free to check out some of the other videos here on the channel. Propane Soldering Iron Kit: http://amzn.to/2mjUnwA Weatherproof Butt Connectors: http://amzn.to/2mjSUq7
The Correct Way to T-Splice an Automotive Wire Without Solder

The Correct Way to T-Splice an Automotive Wire Without Solder

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https://youtube.com/watch?v=D4b_gSciGIgThis is my method to doing a t-splice (splicing a new wire into an existing wire) without solder. All you need are the wires you want to splice and some quality electrical tape or even better, some heat shrink tubing. Yes, it is better to solder but this method It works great and is strong if you don't have solder. I claim to be no expert electrician, your mileage may vary as well as opinions. Hope this helps someone. You can get a nice hook set here for cheap: http://amzn.to/2DrWqXA Here's the wire stripper that I use: http://amzn.to/2DqINb4 *** Standard disclaimers apply. I assume no responsibility for any damage to watching my videos. Please be careful - the consequences of a mistake or improper install could be disastrous ***
DIY | Ins and Outs of Automotive Fuses

DIY | Ins and Outs of Automotive Fuses

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https://youtube.com/watch?v=gE1iNeq9I0IAre you reluctant to poke around your car’s fuse box? By design, those multi-colored cartridges constitute the weak links in your electrical system. If something goes haywire, they’ll fail before the rest of the circuit, preventing further damage to your car—or worse, electrical fires. But not everyone thinks to check if they are functioning properly. Hagerty’s Matt Lewis teaches you the simple procedure using the handy-dandy multimeter. And if one is unavailable, he shows you a quick visual test to make sure your wiring is protected. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel! | http://bit.ly/2iooBxJ LIKE us on FACEBOOK | https://www.facebook.com/HagertyClassicCars/ FOLLOW us on TWITTER | https://twitter.com/hagerty FOLLOW us on INSTAGRAM | https://instagram
OTC Automotive Wiring Tools

OTC Automotive Wiring Tools

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https://youtube.com/watch?v=0y4RkEGBKWoThe industry leader in specialized automotive tools, OTC has the tool you need for every job. In this video, fabricator Bryan Fuller & Denny Hanson from OTC go through just a few of the tools available for working on a vehicle's electrical wiring.
Automotive Electric Wiring Diagrams

Automotive Electric Wiring Diagrams

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https://youtube.com/watch?v=m6KmL3ROshIAutomotive Electric Wiring Diagrams Get the book here: https://www.createspace.com/4338259 Reading automotive wiring diagrams is a complex endeavor often detested by many technician. It doesn't have to be difficult. This video is an excerpt from our ASE and Electronics Course Video. Learn how to read and interpret modern wiring diagrams. ************************************************************************************** Amazon Printed-Books & Kindle: http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_1?url=search-alias%3Dstripbooks&field-keywords=mandy+concepcion Google Play Android APPs: https://play.google.com/store/search?q=mandy+concepcion&c=apps Amazon Video DVDs: http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_1?url=search-alias%3Dmovies-tv&...
DIY | Multimeter basics for automotive use

DIY | Multimeter basics for automotive use

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https://youtube.com/watch?v=c9KNAIjoEYsDoes the wiring in your classic car look like a plate of spaghetti? Wiring is something many owners are scared of, but we are here to help. Prepare to dive into electrical projects by getting familiar with a multimeter. This simple and affordable tool can be your lifeline in solving electrical problems for vintage rides. Hagerty’s Matt Lewis talks you through how to troubleshoot electrical gremlins like a professional by testing for voltage, ohms, and amperage. Hopefully this will spark your motivation! Subscribe to our YouTube Channel! | http://bit.ly/2iooBxJ LIKE us on FACEBOOK | https://www.facebook.com/HagertyClassicCars/ FOLLOW us on TWITTER | https://twitter.com/hagerty FOLLOW us on INSTAGRAM | https://instagram.com/hagertyclassiccars/ Check
iHome Smart Plug Timer Product Review – Ace Hardware

iHome Smart Plug Timer Product Review – Ace Hardware

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https://youtube.com/watch?v=jBsJf-W5V9wThe iHome Control iSP100 Outdoor Smart Plug is made for easy control and scheduling for outdoor lighting, decorations, small appliances and more, up to 1800W. The iSP100 rugged outdoor design works with covered GFI enabled outdoor 120V power supply. The iSP100 works with the broadest range of leading Smart Plug Platforms, including HomeKit, Alexa, Google Assistant, Wink, Nest and Smart Things, allowing you to use your favorite apps to control the iSP100. Our broad platform support allows you to control the iSP100 via voice using Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant. Always follow the manufacturers instructions before using any product. Be sure to follow us on our social channels: Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/acehardware Instagram - https://www.i...