You need both the rectangle relay is the cool fan relay as Robert suggested. It's good to be back. It looks to be in good shape, with no tarnishing. Not for sale - it's my toy! It's not part of the fused circuits in the car. If there is a problem with a circuit the breaker or fuse will fail preventing damage to components and wiring or an electrical fire.
It was a real help. White wire circuit is switched, unfused power. I should add the coil is not in place at the moment,it was when i installed battery does this hamper things , the car is not ready for firing up yet. I have a duplicate of someone's miscut house key scrwed inside the fender well. The way your home is wired; electricity goes into the fuse panel from the utility company and goes out through the various breakers or fuses. Welcome and good luck, let us know how it's going.
Anyway, I snipped the black wire stereo side and the test light went out. The trouble is, with the new box in, the right side tail-lamps don't work. It looks like it was a combination of the radio and the flasher. The fuel pump is powered by the white wire circuit. That's where original thought comes from. The terminals on the left side of the fuse where the white wires connect is a three-way splice, 1 one wire coming in from the ignition switch, 2 the left side of the fuse, and 3 a white wire going to the coil. I always try to use the factory wiring diagram when possible.
Anyway, I understand what's going on so am a happy camper. Work safely with electricity, disconnect the battery negative first, and connect the negative last, some of those wires on the left side of the fuse box are hot. If your registration form is not filled in correctly, you will not be approved. Follow the white wire circuit and note how the branches supply power to various components. It's pretty low down - just above the transmission hump. .
Craig Patrick - Welcome to the fun. Check out this thread from a while back and prepare thyself for the inevitable berating for not checking the fuses in the appropriate manner. Do not follow a picture of what others have done, you a wiring diagram and just make sure all the parts are there. . You must before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. If there is any comparison to my Midget, one flasher is by the hazard switch behind the dash and the other is attached to the firewall above the glovebox. I just replaced the fusebox.
Do you have any more questions? Some of these items only have 1 wire attached to them. Good luck and happy 'sorting'. Are you having a particular problem with your car? The breakers or fuses are used to divide your home's wiring into various circuits. To the intelligent person, life appears infinitely mysterious, but the stupid have an answer for everything. I can't find the cover for the fuse box, and I'm not sure that it would have this information on it, so what does that particular fuse control? You can also try your local public library for books about automotive electrical systems. After snipping the wire, I plugged the flasher back in and the light came on. These should be split righthand side top and second fuse down.
There are a lot of loose wires in that area. The ignition is not fused. To answer your question there is no problem. I had assumed that the battery had finally exceeded its service life, so I replaced it. When I had it cut, I told the kid at Sears to just randomize the teeth. Yeah, I know, it should be a different color wire, I didn't have any around.
So, question is: are there any internal cross-overs imbedded in the plastic block, or do all 4 fuses simply pass power from the spade connectors on one side, through the fuse, to the spade connectors on the opposite side of that fuse. Here it's really just a stack of inline fuses. Now, if I plug both sets of red wires to the top terminals, all the lights work. It is a common problem. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. I tried a web search, but got nowhere, and neither Haynes nor Bentley show the 4-way box in any detail.
I got the gas gauge to work as well as the wipers by reconnecting one of the wires to the fuse box. Probably the same thing you've got - Triple C was having a sale on new Lucas fuseboxes at Carlisle and it was too good to pass up. Bottom fuse purple circuit is hot all the time as it is fed from a brown wire directly from the battery powers courtesy lights and horns. Those items will make it difficult to diagnose and fix, but not impossible. In practical terms this makes no difference as it feeds both fuses.