Guide to Wires and Fuses

Choose Fuse Amperage



Wire Size vs. Amperage

Wire Size:
8
10
12
14
16
18
20
Amperage:
35
25
20
15
7
5
3

Applications of Wire

Wire Size 6-Volt
Wire Size 12-Volt
Item
8 10 Ampmeter gauge
8 10 Alternator or generator and regulator large terminals
12 14 Electric fuel pump
12 14 Alternator or generator and regulator small terminals
14 16 Gauges, fuel, oil, temperature
14 16 Ignition, distributor, coil
14 16 Directional signals, parking and tail lights, and radio
12 14 Headlights

Plug-in Fuses (Type ATO)

Amperage:
3
5
7-12
10
15
20
25
30
Color:
Violet
Tan
Brown
Red
Lt. Blue
Yellow
Natural
Lt. Green

Fuse Listing Guide

Use:
Radio
Lighter
Stop Lights
Gauges
Overdrive
Heater
Tail/Parking
Interior Lighting
Wipers
Accessory
Amperage:
5
20
20
5
30
20
20
20
20
20

 
Choose Fuse Amperage

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