Infographic - How to read car wiring diagrams 101

Infographic | How To Read Car Wiring Diagrams For Beginners

Electrical problems are every mechanic’s bread and butter. Most people don’t know much about automotive electrical wiring diagrams found in repair manuals and how they work or at least not enough to be able to fix the problems themselves. Because of that, car owners have to bring their car to the repair shop at the first sign of a defective electrical component. The interesting point here is that most of them are far from being as complicated as you would think. Once you learn the basics, you’ll see that electrical problems are no different than most other car problems and can be fixed easily.

To help you troubleshoot electrical troubles, we have created this infographic explaining the most common icons used in electrical diagrams. If you’d like to learn how to read car wiring diagrams in more details, make sure to go read the original post by clicking on the image below!

Infographic - How to read car wiring diagrams 101

About Jean-Claude Landry

Jean-Claude Landry
Jean-Claude is the Senior Editor at and webmaster of He has been a certified auto mechanic for the last 15 years, working for various car dealers and specialized repair shops. He turned towards blogging about cars and EVs in the hope of helping and inspiring the next generation of automotive technicians. He also loves cats, Johnny Cash and Subarus.

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