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why is wiring such a nightmare

Discussion in 'Motors' started by Mattius, 7 Jun 2006.

  1. Mattius

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 2,092

    Location: Edinburgh

    i had everything working in my spitfire, changed the fog light switch today and now i have no fog lights, no hazard warning lights, no horn, no brake lights.

    arrrgg where is the number for a good auto electrician
     
  2. ci_newman

    Sgarrista

    Joined: 24 Feb 2004

    Posts: 9,897

    Location: Hook, Hants

    I'd go with a blown fuse as a first bet... or you've melted some wiring right in the middle of the loom ;)
     
  3. Mattius

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 2,092

    Location: Edinburgh

    fuse was blown which fixed the front lights and the horn but i still have no hazard warning lights or more importantly brake lights
     
  4. kaiowas

    Capodecina

    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 10,408

    Location: Castle Anthrax

    That's where you went wrong. You had everything working but still felt the need to tinker ;)
     
  5. PardonTheWait

    Capodecina

    Joined: 26 Aug 2003

    Posts: 24,121

    Thank your lucky stars you don't own the metalflake green lowrider bug I saw in a mag a couple of years back, that is entirely wired in green wire :/