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Reference: Ginetta G40 Electrics

Location and specifications of electrical components:

  • Fuses - mini blade type, passenger footwell / dashboard (see also Ginetta G40 Maintenance Specs)
  • Relays - with the fuse box
  • ECU connector - passenger footwell
  • Starter motor - below exhaust manifold
  • Alternator - 12V 90A (Wood Auto WOOALT10227) , driver side of engine
  • Throttle position sensor (TPS) - above alternator, on front end of throttle linkage
  • Timing transponder - MyLaps X2 is used for Ginetta racing, fitted to the driver-side front suspension strut, and to the power connector on front of engine.
  • Fuel pump - on top of fuel tank, behind the panel in the boot.
  • Battery - 12V Varley 530 Red Top lead-acid racing battery (non-spillable), located in a sealed box the passenger side of the boot.
  • New cars are supplied with a 12v AccuMate trickle charger. Keep the battery on charge as much as possible when the car is not in use, as there is a constant pull on the battery from the power on/off circuit (power switch button always alight).
  • Master switch relay - TE Connectivity control unit on the top of the battery box. The circuit will be something like this.

There is no power steering, anti-lock braking system, stability management or traction control.