Opel Corsa B 1993–2000 Service and Repair Manual: General information

Warning: Before carrying out any work on the electrical system, read through the precautions given in Safety First!

The electrical system is of the 12 volt negative earth type. Power for the lights and all electrical accessories is supplied by a lead/acid type battery which is charged by the alternator.

This Chapter covers repair and service procedures for the various electrical components not associated with engine.

Information on the battery, alternator and starter motor can be found.

It should be noted that prior to working on any component in the electrical system, the battery negative terminal should first be disconnected to prevent the possibility of electrical short circuits and/or fires.

    Body electrical system
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    Electrical fault finding - general information
    Note: Refer to the precautions given in `Safety first!' . The following tests relate to testing of the main electrical circuits, and should not be used to test delicate electronic circuits (such a ...

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