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Aug 12, 7:37pm - #35641 
Headlight Strobes

So I was installing my strobes and I hook the + to the battery and the - to the body and hooked a switch to the wires so i could turn them off at any time. only problem is when i switch them on, the wires start to burn and i dont know what the problem is only when the switch is hooked they burn what should i hook to


any suggestions please


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Aug 12, 8:06pm - #35642 
you need the right kind of wire, and definitely need to hook it up with a fuse.


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Aug 12, 9:16pm - #35643 
yes you need some kind of fuse and use a differnt gauge wire.


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Aug 13, 9:42am - #35644 
definately put in an inline fuse to prevent the line burning up. happend to me with another type of electronic situation but resolved it whenever I switched to a larger gauge wire.

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Aug 13, 9:52am - #35645 
yeah...too much power from the battery.

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