Your vehicle's electrical system may be one of the most complex.

The vehicle electrical system has many parts and can be thought of as two segments the first of which includes:

  • Headlights
  • Fog lights
  • Parking lights
  • Turn Signals
  • Fuses
  • Instrument lighting
  • Interior lights
  • Stop lights
  • Backup lights

Some of the things to be aware of in this system are dimming lights and rapid blinking signals. If you experience a rapid blinking turn signal, it usually means there is a fuse in the system blown or maybe a light burnt out somewhere.

The lights on your vehicle are all there for your safety as well as the safety of other drivers. If you have found that there is an issue or a repair needed and you can't fix it please don't hesitate to bring it to us and get it back in proper working order as soon as you can.

The second segment of the vehicle's electrical system includes:

  • Battery
  • Starter
  • Ignition coil
  • Ignition module
  • Spark plugs
  • Spark plug wires
  • Alternator
  • Belts

This section of the electrical system involves more of the starting, running, and charging of your vehicle.

Your vehicle battery stores energy to turn your starter when you start your vehicle. From there the alternator produces electricity to recharge the battery from the start and to run all of the electrical components. The ignition module turns the low-voltage supply to the ignition coil on and off, and the coil produces the high voltage for the ignition system. This creates the spark at the spark plugs and ignites the fuel in the engine. That ignition then drives the belt that keeps the alternator turning and producing electricity for this cycle to continue.

If you experience dimming interior or headlights while driving or your check engine light and or battery light comes on, most likely there is something in the electrical system that could be failing that causes those symptoms.

If you think you could be experiencing something going wrong with your electrical system, bring it in we'll diagnose it and get you fixed up as soon as possible.