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looking for a auto electrician

Discussion in 'The Pub' at netrider.net.au started by troy, Nov 1, 2007.

  1. hey guys
    just wondering if any here is or knows of a good auto electrician
    i have a honda 92 legend that keeps blowing globes...(driving and brake)
    also the handbrake lights, abs and parklight in the dash is constatly on
    if someone knows of a trustworthy person in the northern subs that would be great

    thanks



    troy
     
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  2. You have a short lol.
    I work on a lot of trucks, and i do basic electrical stuff because im a apprentice diesel fitter not a bloody electrician :LOL: but anyways, by the sounds of things you have a short and it putting to much draw through your lightbulb and essentually your lightbulb is acting like a fuse :wink:
    Thats a possibility anyway. Anything electricial that I cant fix, i send it to the auto electrician haha. Happy hunting.
     
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  3. cool
    ill keep looking i guess :cry:
    stupid car.. :mad:
     
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  4. This happens when the Voltage Regulator fails, letting too many volts into the system. Easy fix, but I dunno anyone out your way. Yellow pages will be your friend
     
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  5. This may sound like a silly question, but does it have a towbar?
     
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  6. Try Dave at Bell Auto Electrical. He is next to Stafford Yamaha on Bell street in Heidelberg. He is a good honest guy and helped me out on more times than I could remember.
     
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  7. I had my car windows getting stuck up or down, then it locked me inside the car, even the alarm started going off...
    Took it to:
    Paul's Auto Electics: 198 Through Rd, Camberwell 03 9836 3618.

    He's down a little ally way behind a few shops near Riversdale Rd. I wouldn't have gone there coz it looks so dingy, but my mechanic recommended him. Fearing the worst I went to this guy's workshop and he said it was just wear in the hinge area of the driver's door. $50 later it was all fixed :)
     
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  8. nope dosnt have one of those buddy

    cool ill give him a try

    cool ill try them as well
    need someone thats open on saturdays... only time i can get the car there
     
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  9. if you haven't found one, and desperate for one, and don't mind a travel.. my brother is an auto elec, they're pretty solid,

    43 Russell St, Werribee, VIC 3030
    (03) 9741 1613

    how far north are ya?
     
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  10. roxburgh park northern subs
    yeah werribee isnt too far about 30-40 min drive are they open on saturdays?
     
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  11. I've been recommended this guy also for wiring up my whole car. They were willing to have a look at it and do it for something decent also (because I wasn't in a particular rush as I was still building my engine).

    In the end I chose to just do a shonky wiring job myself.
     
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  12. Im an auto elec....

    Globes can blow for a couple of reasons,

    Incorrect voltage - globes not operating at correct filament temp.
    Crack in glass letting air in (releasing vacuum)

    As for acting like a fuse, thats new to me ;)

    The colour of the blow globe will tell you the story.

    Blackish - Undervolt
    White - Air got in
    Normal with filament blown to piece - overvolt
     
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  13. Cheers, thats good to know

    :grin: :grin: :grin:
     
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