We all know that the heart of your car is the engine, these days, newer cars are equipped with a lot of electronic devices to ensure optimum performance and increased life span. All the electronics in your car, when working well, they offer great comfort, convenience and safety. However, when things do go wrong with the electronics, it can be very frustrating and confusing.
Basics Of the electronic systems
Newer cars have a very complex electrical system. Did you know that modern cars have a 4km cumulated length of electrical wires? in the cars electrical system you also find solenoids, resistors, switches, relays, ecu’s and more however, as complex as the system is, it is relatively easy to understand the basic operations.
All electrical components in a car has its own individual circuit. If your car has an electrical fault, this means that one of these circuits is not working properly. This is can be caused by damaged sensor, fuse, relay or wiring damage. In some cases only a single component can be affected and in some instances the entire system can fail.