Car Wiring Diagram Symbols

Car wiring diagram usually comes with symbols which depict all the components used in the wiring diagram of your vehicle. Being a do it yourself auto repair person... can you recognize the basic electrical wiring diagram symbols?

Shown below are the most common typical wiring color symbols used in car wiring diagrams. As your basic car wiring diagrams symbols, feel free to familiarize yourself with these symbols until you get used to it when you see it in any car wiring diagram.

Wiring color symbols

Using the electrical wiring color codings plus these wiring symbols should help you locate the component you are looking for.

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The above car wiring diagram symbols lists are just a partial list. Most modern vehicle made nowadays will have more of these electrical wiring diagram symbols. You can get a complete list by availing yourself of a complete wiring diagram book for your specific vehicle as recommended by the links below. NOTE: After you bought yourself a wiring diagram and you have difficulty in using it, contact ATS if you are a subscriber and our technician will help you trace the wires.

Wire Diagram Tip:

ATS members get free car wiring diagrams for any vehicle of your choice. Coverage for any specific wire diagram is good upto vehicles made in 2008. (On newer 2009-2012 vehicles, you cannot touch the wirings for warranty purposes). Not only you will get the wiring diagrams, but ATS will also teach you how to use it in fixing your vehicle electrical problems.

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