Add-On Electrical Equipment
Notice: Don’t add anything electrical to your
vehicle unless you check with your dealer ﬁrst.
Some electrical equipment can damage your vehicle
and the damage wouldn’t be covered by your
warranty. Some add-on electrical equipment can
keep other components from working as they
Your vehicle has an air bag system. Before attempting
to add anything electrical to your vehicle, see
Servicing Your Air Bag-Equipped Vehicle on page 1-55.
The headlamp wiring is protected by an internal circuit
breaker. An electrical overload will cause the lamps to go
on and off, or in some cases to remain off. If this
happens, have your headlamp wiring checked right away.
Windshield Wiper Fuses
The windshield wiper motor is protected by a circuit
breaker and a fuse. If the motor overheats due to heavy
snow or ice, the wiper will stop until the motor cools.
If the overload is caused by some electrical problem,
be sure to get it ﬁxed.
Power Windows and Other Power
Circuit breakers protect the power windows and other
power accessories. When the current load is too heavy,
the circuit breaker opens and closes, protecting the
circuit until the problem is ﬁxed or goes away.