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[Automotive Power Consumption]

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The following table lists the average power consumption (in Watts) of automotive electrical devices.
 

Power Consumption Table 

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Load

Absolute Power
Consumption (Watts)

Average Power
Consumption (Watts)

Electric Fuel Pump

250

250

Radio

20

20

Side marker lamp

8

7

Low beam head lamps

110

90

License Plate lamp

30

25

Tail lamp

30

25

Indicator Lamp

22

20

Instrument Panel Lamps

22

20

Rear Window De-mister

200

60

Heating System Fan

120

50

Electric Radiator Fan

120

30

Windscreen Wipers

50

10

Stop Lamps

42

11

Turn Signal Lamps

42

5

Front Fog Lamps

110

20

Rear Fog Lamps

21

2