electrical

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    Wire, Fuse, Relay Advice For Custom Auxiliary Horn

    I am in the process of installing a custom auxiliary horn, similar to the one shown in this video. I am a total novice when it comes to electrical wiring and was hoping to start off with a relatively simple project to get my feet wet. I did some searching within this forum, but wasn't able to...
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    Electrical Diagram Review

    As I wait for Explorist Life to give me some feedback, I figured I'd ask all of you if you could review what I have so far. I'm a novice at all of this, so tell me straight what you think. Below are my specific components, and attached is my drawn wiring diagram. I hope you can see the fuse...
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    Passenger window switch feels soft on drivers side

    I've taken apart the switch module on the drivers side and cleaned up the corrosion, which I believe is responsible for an erratic passenger window (goes down by itself in a jittery motion). I was hoping to find something obvious causing the 'softness' or slightly stuck feeling to the switch...
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    No Click/No Start + "P" Park Display on Dash Disappears

    I have a 2008 Dodge Sprinter 2500 Diesel Engine. A couple months ago my Sprinter started its first winter in a cold climate and was having trouble starting on cold days. I would wait for the glow plug lights to go off and then would cycle the key and this would normally get it going. But the...
  5. Thenewguy

    Broken Wiring Clip Help

    Hello, while performing my injector replacement. I snapped off the fragile female part of the connector in the back left corner of the valve cover. I am curious if these are standard parts, how to search for them, and if it's easily replaced, or if I should just wrap this bad boy in tape, and...
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    Aux Water Pump - P2600 error code

    Afternoon all, Looking for some help, I have a 2015 Sprinter 313 with a 2.1L engine. I have a P2600 error code coming up on the reader. When I clear the code it runs for a couple days with no issues then it comes on again. Could someone please point me in the direction of where the aux...
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    Another "mind taking a look at my electrical" | fuse/breaker | electric hot water | DC to DC |

    Hey Team, Attached is a photo of our schematic & notes. 400W solar 40A charge controller two 230A deep cycle batteries DC terminal: lights, pump, fridge, Planar diesel heater We have a 2000W inverter charger from Renogy we need to add to the system Here are our questions: 1)...
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    Electrical Questions - a lot, please help!

    Hey All!! apologies if something like this scenario has been answered, I have scoured the boards and the google machine to no avail. I purchased a 2019 MB Sprinter that's converted and running the following Electrical: Renogy Rover 40A Controller 3 Solar Panels (forget the wattage) I can...
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    D+ signal and installing aftermarket aux batt

    Hello, Currently, I'm working on installing an aftermarket auxiliary battery and inverter system into a 2019 Sprinter. I'm looking to for a D+ (or 15) connection somewhere in the vehicle to which I can connect a sort of 'D+ converter'. I have checked under the driver's seat for an EK1 terminal...
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    Remedy to sudden stall

    Hello all, I'm always referencing forums for help fixing issues, so just wanted to post up my latest problem and fix. I have a 2005, 140" wb, low roof. I had been getting a U0243 code intermittently leading up to this. The night before it skipped and stuttered a few times on the road, and I...
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    Van Conversion Electrical Consultant/Electrician Wanted (Bay Area, CA)

    I would like to hire an electrician to consult on my T1-N Van conversion. I have an existing battery system that is conserving energy from what is conserved from the alternator. I’m looking to add solar to this system (which is already installed) to the roof, just needs to be wired and connected...
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    Voltage-sensitive isolator vs. simple relay (for house battery)

    Hi there, So all the youtube videos seem to be using voltage-sensitive isolators. But the aux battery guide uses a simple 150-amp relay. The cheapest 140-amp isolator runs about $60, while a 200-amp relay is only $30. From the guide, the relay doesn't look like significantly more work to...
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    Renogy DCC50S - alternator wiring

    Hi everyone! First post, but I need some help! I'm in the process of converting a 2010 Freightliner Sprinter, and have got almost all of the electrical done. I'm running into issues with wiring the Renogy DCC50S alternator wiring to the van's starter battery. The negative post on the starter...
  14. cometman

    40 amp charge max from alternator

    So recently saw in the mercedes upfitters guide something that appears to mention that 40 amps is the maximum charging current allowed via the alternator : With a B2B charger (or something similar) can I safely exceed 40 A? I definitely don't want to damage my alternator.
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    Solar Circuitry Diagram HELP

    Hello! First post during my first conversion. I just made my first ever circuit diagram!! I was hoping an electrician superhero on the forum could come to my rescue and proofread it please !! I am feeling pretty good about it, excited to make it a reality. Open to suggestions/critiques...
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    Comments on Electrical Diagram

    Hi everyone, I'm currently building out a 2015 Sprinter (2500 170WB 4 Cyl) and am a first time van owner. While I haven't posted before, this site has been super helpful to me thus far. I was wondering if anyone that's interested could comment on my electrical diagram before I actually start...
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    Voltage Sensitive Relay Advice Needed. What am I missing?

    I need help to safely charge my house battery off my alternator when my van is running. At issue is the fact that I have a 220A alternator, and I'm having trouble finding an intelligent relay that can handle 220 amps. Furthermore, it looks like I need 4/0 gauge wire to handle a 220A load over a...
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    A/c not working, anyone have suggestions?

    Background: 2013 Mercedes sprinter 2500 cargo van, approx 110,000 miles. About a week ago my ac just never turned on with the car and my van wouldn’t start until I disconnected the battery and reconnected it. I also initially had a red battery indicator light which then went away. I have a...
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    DC to DC charger - voltage drop

    2019 2500 Sprinter 4x4 Cargo. 220A alternator. Small (100ah lithium to start with plans to expand) electrical system. dc only. In talking to both battleborn and sterling they say 6AWG is the largest wire that fits and I would have to trim back 4AWG if I use it. I have an approximate 28 foot...
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    Electrical questions - Seats/Dash

    I have a 07 sprinter with the Luton box on the back that is currently getting converted into a camper. My partner decided she wants an electric single passenger seat as a replacement on the front as there will be a cut through to the rear of the vehicle. Tne vehicle did not come with power...

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