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Old 02-28-2010, 08:30 AM
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I have a Haine's manual for my truck thanks to my brother in law. These things are god sends and I've owned one for every car I ever had.

However, as is often the case being English, somethings are named differently over here and that adds a little confusion.

Looking at the key for the wiring schematics (I can read wiring schematics just fine) I see a reference to 'tracer' or 'tracer wires' and I'm not sure what they mean by that. I am guessing it's a return wire on a circuit or component like when you have positive, negative and a neutral return?

But if someone could explain what they mean by 'tracer' I'd great appreciate it.
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The tracer is the secondary color on the wire. For example if you have a blue wire with a red stripe, the stripe is called the tracer.
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ahhh ok, that makes sense. Thanks.
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