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Old 08-05-2002, 11:47 AM
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Reading wiring diagram: have a question

In trying to locate a wiring problem, I know how to decypher wire colors.

What does the number, located in wire lines, before the color, like battery to starter, 3 5 s w , mean?

And how do I know what guage the wires are?

Help is appreciated!!


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Old 08-05-2002, 11:53 AM
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The 3.5 next to the color code is the size of the wire in mm.
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The sw means schwarz whitch is German for black.
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Old 08-05-2002, 01:26 PM
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Ah ha!

Oh, I see I missed a decimal!! The numbers are the size of the wire! Thank you very much!!

Is there any way to know how long the wire is? Should I buy in "bulk" or how do I tell how long an individual wire is?

Again, Thanks!!

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