1973 - 1976 V8

Earth wiring

Colour Fuse Components
black none ground
black/green none cooling fan relay
cooling fans
black/orange green cooling fan switch
cooling fan relay
blue none main lighting switch
blue/light-green green wiper switch
wiper motor 'fast' speed
blue/red none dipswitch
headlamp dipped beams
blue/white none or
purple (flasher)
headlamp flasher switch
'main beam' warning light
headlamp main beams
brown 1 none toe-board stud
ignition switch
main lighting switch
starter relay
cooling fan relay
hazards in-line fuse
brown 2 hazards in-line hazards in-line fuse
hazard flasher
brown/light-green green wiper manual switch
wiper motor park switch
brown/yellow none alternator
ignition warning light
green 1 green fusebox
cooling fan relay
HRW switch
hazards switch
voltage stabiliser
tachometer 12v
brake lights switch
reverse lights switch
green 2 green hazards switch
turn flasher
green/black green fuel gauge
fuel tank sender
green/brown green reverse lights switch
reverse lights
green/pink accessories in-line accessories in-line fuse
heater fan switch
screen washer pump
wiper motor
wiper switch
green/purple green brake light switch
brake lights
green/red green or
hazards in-line
turn-signal switch
hazard switch
left-side flashers
left-side flasher repeater
green/white green or
hazards in-line
turn-signal switch
hazard switch
right-side flashers
right-side flasher repeater
green/yellow green heater fan switch
heater fan
light-green/black green screen washer switch
screen washer pump
light-green/brown 1 green turn flasher
turn switch
light-green/brown 2 hazards in-line hazards flasher
hazards switch
light-green/green green voltage stabiliser
fuel gauge
purple purple fusebox
boot/loadspace light
headlamp flasher
courtesy light
cigar lighter
purple/black purple horn switch
purple/white 1 purple door switches
courtesy light
purple/white 2 purple boot/hatch switch
boot/loadspace light
red red fusebox
rear/parking lights (one fuse per side)
red/brown HRW in-line HRW switch
HRW warning lamp
red/green none main lighting switch
panel lights dimmer
red/light-green green wiper switch
wiper motor 'normal' speed
red/white none panel lights dimmer
panel lights
white none ignition switch
ignition warning light
coil ballast resistor
fuel pump
overdrive manual switch
white/black 1 none coil -ve
tachometer (signal)
white/black 2 purple HRW switch
white/blue none starter solenoid
coil +ve
white/brown none starter relay
starter solenoid
white/green none ignition switch
accessories connector
white/light-green none coil ballast resistor
coil +ve
white/red none ignition switch
starter relay
yellow none overdrive manual switch
overdrive gearbox switch
yellow/purple none overdrive gearbox switch
overdrive solenoid

Earth wiring:

All earths wired to a body bolt or via bullet connectors are circled in red, plus the gearbox earth not shown. There is also one sealed junction circled in blue, these rarely give problems. The remainder are picked up from the physical mounting of the component: