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gumbyguy27
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2000 Toyota Celica

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Orange Park, Florida
Feb 17, 7:17pm - #403096 
any one burned their el glow gauges at the connection before?

so i installed my new el glow gauges today. and whadda ya know i smell something burning. an my gauges are flickering and i hear a crackling sound...after i finally got it off...its freaking burned to the tar and burned my stock gts gauges!!! arggg...i installed everything correctly..only except my hot wire(positive) was connected to my led connection, which runs through the cig lighter...what do i do now?

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AznClubRSX
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2000 Toyota Celica

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Feb 17, 8:35pm - #403097 
heheh...i got reverse gauges too...first time i installed it...i hear a very high pitch sound...constant...but very soft...still does that...

i don't think mine ever smoked and smelled...haha...i dunno...i got mine from ebay..lol

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gumbyguy27
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2000 Toyota Celica

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Orange Park, Florida
Feb 18, 9:19pm - #403098 
i was able to repair it...thank god i payed attention in physics and electronic engineering...that sound may be from the transformer...other wise i have no clue...is it near a fan?

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