Automotive Electrician

Automotive Electricians install, maintain and repair electrical wiring and electronic components in motor vehicles.

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    Overview

    Automotive Electricians install, maintain and repair electrical wiring and electronic components in motor vehicles.

    Day-to-day

    • using test equipment to locate electrical and electronic malfunctions
    • dismantling and removing electrical and electronic assemblies and components
    • installing electrical equipment and electronic components in motor vehicles
    • connecting power-operated vehicle equipment and accessories to power supply
    • adjusting engine control systems and timing
    • testing and replacing defective alternators, generators, voltage regulators and starter motors
    • repairing and replacing faulty ignition and electrical wiring
    • replacing defective parts such as fuses, lamps and switches.

    Considerations

    • Requires driving

    To become an Automotive Electrician

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