I replaced the fuse and it has been there for over five years. Bakelight plastic doesn't last forever. In the United States, both low and high beam headlights cannot burn at the same time I think this is an accurate statement. I didn't know where it was located and had to call a towtruck. This problem is more apparant when the headlights and other circuits are turn on when trying to start the car.
I have worked at Fiat dealers as parts manager, and Fiat Parts houses since 1972. No need to go through hundreds of book stores searching for the necessary instructions or manuals for independent car repair. Here's another trick I used to speed up the wipers on both of my cars. So far these are all I have. Tailight sockets You will probably find that the lower bulb holders will be quite rusty. We carry virtually the full line of Fiat spider mechanical parts, not just a couple 100 of the fastest moving Fiat 124 Spider parts. Grounds: At some point in time, Fiat consolidated the grounds.
I wouldn't worry too much about this connector since it is usually in good shape. It is a good idea to install new fuses. With that in mind you can use a single 10 guage wire from the starter or battery and then split the wire into two more 10 guage wires using an 8 guage connector to connect the three. Most rebuilders will do it for free. I had the radiator out at the time so it may be nessessary to do so but first try removing the windshield washer tank F. If so use the same guage wire with a butt connector.
Twist the two 10 guage wires together and insert them into the 8 guage butt connector. Headlights Remove the headlights and install new connectors. Always use the correct guage wire. Also applying frequent applications of Rain-X to the windshield will reduce friction. This will mimic a thicker wire and ensure a snug fit when you crimp it. Use a butt connector and a 12 guage wire to make the extention. Makuko as since bit the dust.
Drop the fusebox and drill up through the framerail that runs above the fusebox. The next day after calling a friend I finally found it. Locate the connector usually a white block with six connections on the end of the wires leading to the column switches. Wire stripper cheap pair from Auto-Zone will do. Robin Blackburn discusses prospects and proposals for an egalitarian shift. Headlight trick: This next step involves installing headlight relays. Just to be on the safe side, remove the fuse to make sure the engine won't run.
The best way to take care of these type grounds are to install new ring terminals and create a new connection to the chassis. Fiats seem to be the exception for some reason. Then the circuit splits through two separate fuses, then one wire goes to the left headlight and the other one goes to the right headlight low or high beam which ever the case may be. I checked the resistance of an old negative battery I took from my 81 Spider and it measured. The final method is to replace the pods.
This way when you slide the casing back on, the fields magnets does not pull the motor apart. If you use the Eastwood kit, you'll notice that afterwards the metal has a white layer of junk on it. Check that the ground cabel which goes from the chassis to the bell housing on the transmission all models is not broken. To be honest I see no reason why you cannot use a 30 amp foglight relay. I did this to my 81 spider and the wipers work great now. Just about any metal used to plate steel is acceptable. To be on the safe side, wrap electrical tape around the connectors.
I've had to hit the linkages with a wooden hammer in addition to the oil in order to free them up. Check the wire going to the solenoid. Please us if you are searching for a hard to find part. You should be able to move the linkage back and forth with no effort. So when I need maximum lighting, I flip on my high beams and my auxillary lights come on.
But I do have two relays on the Spider. So when you insert the key into the ignition switch, the radio automatically comes on. We do stock parts such as transmission parts that fiat Fiat autos such as Fiat Regata - Ritmo- Lancia Delta. Primary connections: Start with cleaning the battery connectors. Then disassemble the wiper motor. First the low price is the biggest advantage. Drop the fusebox and unplug any wires you see connected to these connectors.