Installation of additional fuse panel

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Fuses are needed in many spheres, including vehicles. There are used many electrical load, so, no wonder that car is equipped with specific devices, keeping other systems intact, when some of them breakdown.

1. What is an additional fuse panel for?
2. How to install an additional fuse panel?
3. Functions of additional fuse panel
Installation of additional fuse panel

1. What is an additional fuse panel for?

As was mentioned above, modern vehicles are equipped with devices and systems, and each of them needs power. For example, installing chart recorder, radar detection device, light or electric cigar lighter into trunk, the driver doesn’t even know, that these devices consume too much power.

Often these devices are connected through relay, which is controlled by security system or through electric cigar lighter. Of course, you can use such connection method, but in time, so many wires in one place will irritate. This fact makes many drivers to install one more fuse panel, which undertake some of power consuming devices. Thus, you can increase convenience of using devices, and reduce load on car system.

Installation of additional fuse panel

2. How to install an additional fuse panel?

Different car brands have different constructional specifics. That’s why such task as installation of additional fuse panel can be performed differently. Often problems appear on a stage of choosing a place for a fuse panel. As a result, a driver must rack his brains over most appropriate placing.

In most cases, the most appropriate place is (from the perspective of convenience) is space between steering wheel and heater, or any other space on control panel. As for tools and materials, then you’ll need the fuse panel, suitable terminals, reinforcement heating, adhesive tape, wires and soldering tool.

Try to install lines in least visible places. For example, additional fuse panel can be installed inside control panel behind loudspeaker grill.

There are several ways of installation of additional fuse panel. For example, you’ll need suitable fuse panel, approximately 25 m of wires with section 0.75 and 1.5 and other tools (soldering tool, nippers, screw keys etc.). After installation of fuse panel into selected place, disconnect all elements from old fuse panel and decide the best way to redispatch them.

Therefore, the nuances of installation process are very different and depend on skills and imagination of driver. That’s why, if you have even little knowledge of electrical technology, everything should be good.

Installation of additional fuse panel

3. Functions of additional fuse panel

If you’re an owner of an old car and you’re not going to upgrade it with installation of various additional systems, then you don’t need an additional fuse panel.

Installed device can fulfill its functions perfectly. But if there are many electric devices in a car, it is better to mount additional fuse panel. Its main function is to unload main system and avoid lines failure. Besides, with its help you can allocate wires more properly, which will affect their efficiency, and general arrangement of salon.

Installation of additional fuse panel

 
 
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