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Matching OEM Relays


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Posted: June 11, 2021 at 1:20 AM / IP Logged Link to Post Post Reply Quote dpoc
I'm looking to replace some relays, and I'm trying to figure out what the differences are, and the best way to test them.
Got to be honest, until now I hadn't realised there was such a wide variety of 12V relays, even for a given amperage. The particular ones I'm looking, despite being Tycos, seem to have been particular to a specific model, and are nolonger made. One of the differences seems to be the impedance across the input coil. I'm worried that if I fit the wrong spec, it either won't work, or will damage the electronics.
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Posted: June 12, 2021 at 7:05 AM / IP Logged Link to Post Post Reply Quote i am an idiot
What vehicle are you trying to replace a relay in? If the resistance of the coil is a higher value than the original you will not hurt any of the electronics. Even with a slightly lower resistance, chances of hurting something is slim to none.

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