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HELP: ELECTRIC SHOCK #272528 Sep 11, 3:57pm Sep 11, 3:57pm
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HELP: ELECTRIC SHOCK
Hey guys. I just installed 2 footwell neons and soldered them to the power at the cigarette lighter. Now whenever I get out of the car and touch it after the lights have been on I get this electric shock. Have I wired them wrong? confused

Re: HELP: ELECTRIC SHOCK [Re: Quick_SX] #272529 Sep 11, 5:37pm Sep 11, 5:37pm
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i heard some bad things about people wiring their shit to cig lighter.

i think to battery is better.

Re: HELP: ELECTRIC SHOCK [Re: booyaolian] #272530 Sep 11, 6:24pm Sep 11, 6:24pm
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Originally Posted by booyaolian
i heard some bad things about people wiring their shit to cig lighter.

i think to battery is better.


How do you get through the firewall. I've noticed a rubber channel on the drivers side but cant see where it comes through in the engine bay

Re: HELP: ELECTRIC SHOCK [Re: Quick_SX] #272531 Sep 11, 9:25pm Sep 11, 9:25pm
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It doesn't make a diff if you wire direct to the battery or the cigarette lighter. Its not going to change anything. I would make sure that your neon bulbs & control modual is not grounded to the car besides the negative wire. Somehow you are building a positive charge up.

Re: HELP: ELECTRIC SHOCK [Re: Haulin_A_Doo] #272532 Sep 11, 9:46pm Sep 11, 9:46pm
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maybe your just mucking up too much static electricty... i get none from the celica, but when ever i drive the camry, i hate touching the door, cause i get a good zap!

Re: HELP: ELECTRIC SHOCK [Re: booyaolian] #272533 Sep 11, 11:53pm Sep 11, 11:53pm
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wtf
they aren't well grounded... rolleyes
BTW I'd recomend to add a circuite @ fusebox happywink
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