Under Dash Ground Connector Tree 8 Pin – 321971519A


Under Dash Ground Connector Tree 8 Pin – 321971519A

17 in stock (can be backordered)

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Under Dash Ground Connector Tree 8 Pin – 321971519A

Replace your 8 Pin Under Dash Ground Connector Tree with our Genuine VW NOS part. Replace your rusty corroded ground connector to improve ground connections. We have seen blower motors and dash components burn out due to these connectors corroding. Even though you can clean them, the zinc coated terminal will insure they will not corrode for another 30-40 years, like your old ones did.

Under Dash Ground Connector

Ground Connector

Comes complete with a self drilling / tapping screw and ground tree.

Genuine VW OEM Part No: 321971519A / 321 971 519 A

Why ground connections are important.

Clean ground connections are crucial for the optimal operation of an automobile. Ground connections serve as electrical pathways that complete circuits and facilitate the flow of electric current throughout the vehicle. They provide a low resistance path back to the battery, allowing electrical components to function properly.

Firstly, clean ground connections ensure the efficient operation of electrical systems in an automobile. Various components, such as the ignition system, fuel injection system, and electronic control modules, rely on a stable ground connection to function correctly. Dirty or corroded ground connections can impede the flow of current, resulting in voltage drops. This can lead to issues such as poor engine performance, erratic engine idling, or even the vehicle not starting at all.

Secondly, clean ground connections also contribute to the overall safety of the vehicle. Many safety systems in an automobile, including airbags, anti-lock braking systems, and stability control systems, rely on accurate and reliable ground connections. Any disruption or inadequate grounding can compromise the functioning of these critical safety features, potentially putting the driver and passengers at risk.

Additionally, clean ground connections help prevent electrical system failures and minimize the risk of electrical fires in the vehicle. Corrosion, dirt, or loose connections can lead to overheating, arcing, or short circuits, which can cause electrical components to malfunction or even start a fire. Regularly inspecting and cleaning ground connections can help detect potential issues before they escalate and ensure the electrical system operates safely and reliably.

In summary, clean ground connections are essential for the proper functioning, safety, and reliability of an automobile. By facilitating the flow of electrical current, they enable various systems and components to operate efficiently and prevent potential safety hazards. Regular inspection and maintenance of ground connections are crucial to ensure a well-functioning electrical system in a vehicle.

Additional information

Weight .25 lbs
Dimensions 4 × 4 × 1 in