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How to Read Amps on a Multimeter

How to Read Amps on a Multimeter

A multimeter is often used, especially if you have an urge to commence on the building of an electronic building or the repair of electrical devices as well as troubleshooting problems in your car or house. Therefore, if you own a multimeter, you can then count yourself since you will be able to know whether […]

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How to Test Positive and Negative Speaker Wires with a Multimeter

How to Test Positive and Negative Speaker Wires with a Multimeter

If you are a car enthusiast who has a passion for music, having customized audio equipment is something that you have without a doubt considered. Moreover, regardless of whether you are installing better speakers or upgrading the entire sound system altogether, you will thus need to take a look at the wiring of your vehicle. […]

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How to read Ohms on a Digital Multimeter

How to read Ohms on a Digital Multimeter

One of the easiest ways of measuring resistance is by using a multimeter. A multimeter is not only used to measure the resistance accuracy and whether it functions appropriately but also measuring other measurements such as amperage and voltage. Therefore, you can use a multimeter to find the resistance of an indefinite component. Likewise, you […]

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How to Trace a Wire with a Multimeter

When your car has a broken wire, it will most likely stop to functioning correctly, and this does not only interfere with the vehicle but also other appliances more so when the vehicle is in motion. Moreover, broken wires usually interfere with the flow of electrical energy, and given that it is separated from another […]

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How to Test the Throttle Position Sensor with a Multimeter

How to Test the Throttle Position Sensor with a Multimeter

The throttle position sensor is a power resistor located on the throttle body, and it carries out the function it has the purpose of feeding data to your engine control unit despite the level at which the throttle valve is open. Therefore, it is clear that it is essential always to examine the throttle position […]

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How to Test a Radiator Fan with a Multimeter

How to Test a Radiator Fan with a Multimeter

It can be quite a hassle testing a radiator fan using a multimeter if you are not experienced in handling electronics. However, this is still possible with a useful guide regardless of your level of experience or the brand of the radiator fan that you are looking to test. Typically, radiator fans are designed for […]

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How to Test House Fuses with a Multimeter

How to Test House Fuses with a Multimeter

Older homes and cars do not use modern circuit breakers but instead, make use of use fuses to avoid damage resulting from electrical flows. If your house circuit fails to work correctly, this means there is a problem with your house’s fuse. This thus means you need to run a test using a multimeter to […]

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How to Test a Distributor Cap with a Multimeter

How to Test a Distributor Cap with a Multimeter

In case your car is taking forever to start or has a poor ignition system, the issue is then most likely caused by the distribution cap. This is something most car owners experience as this problem is one of the leading causes of ignition problems. Typically, whenever the distributor cap is broken, it is prone […]

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How to Test Continuity without a Multimeter

How to Test Continuity without a Multimeter

A continuity test is assessing the flow of electrical current within an electric circuit. Often, this test is carried using a multimeter; however, there are other specialized devices that can help you test for continuity. Professional electricians use various designs of testers in assessing a wide range of electrical functions, including continuity, among other critical […]

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How to Test an AC Compressor with a Multimeter

How to Test an AC Compressor with a Multimeter

AC stands for air conditioning, and it often is overlooked by most people, thereby leading it to stop functioning altogether. Whenever you notice your AC compressor pulling out hot air during a hot day, it is highly likely it has a damaged component. Therefore, if your AC compressor is faulty, it is likely to cause […]

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