Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: accessories

asked by on

alright i have some led light strips and i was trying to figure out how to hook them up and what fuse should i use to get power from and how do i put the power wire from the lights with the fuse is it a certain way and do i use a fuse on the driver side on the inside or use one under the hood

My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Hi there: Anytime you're making the de...

Hi there:

Anytime you're making the decision to install accessories, it's vital for you to purchase and review the service manual put out by the manufacturer. This will guide you to which accessory switches or fuses to use for specific types of aftermarket parts. With newer vehicles like you're 2011 Camaro, this information is more critical as using the wrong fuse or relay can cause multiple electrical problems to occur.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Can engine control module be repaired

Hello. I do not believe that any module or computer on a vehicle can be repaired. Unfortunately, these are sealed units and must be replaced if they fail. In addition, many engine computers require special programming from the dealership once...

Q: Car is running hot

Hello. There are multiple things that would explain why your car is running hot. The most likely cause would be that the water pump has gone bad and is not circulating the coolant into the car properly. It is also...

Q: Oil pressure light illuminates when vehicle is idle.

The oil pressure switch on the engine is open or closed. As long as the pressure is normal, the switch stays closed causing the PCM to signal the instrument cluster to move the oil gauge to normal range. You should...

Related articles

How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the P0052 code means This code is seen when the Engine Control Module (ECM) tries to control the...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.