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Dec 27, 12:05pm - #73804 
holy s* help mee now!

shit man i was doing my neons and went to starrt the car to see if theyworked and holy shit no fucking led screen or power to the radio what the shit happened somebody help me i put the wire into the fuse labeled 15 and thats it i did whwat i was suppose to do i hope and shit now power help my parents will kill me they cosigned the car and dont want me doing a thing to it!

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Dec 27, 12:08pm - #73805 
did you use a fuse tap or just put your bare wires into th fuse socket?

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Dec 27, 12:11pm - #73806 
have you tried removing the wires from the neon to see if it will come up regularly? ... if it does, then you simply plugged in the neons to the wrong fue, or it was loose or something else...

also, from the sound of it you plugged a whole neon system (underbody?) to a 15 amp fuse, that hardly sounds like enough power for the gauges etc... AND the neons...


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Dec 27, 12:13pm - #73807 
k took it out and still didnt work dont tell me i shocked my ecu and shit im screwed ...they are foot well i just put the wire into the fues help me

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Dec 27, 12:18pm - #73808 
check the fuses, the 15 might have blown as it did when i reinstalled my headunit, and a bare wire touched metal, also check your common fuse, its the 7.5 amp, if you had a large surge, that might have blown also (as it did in my case) but after swaping them out, the stero works great again...

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Dec 27, 12:22pm - #73809 
k nothing is fucking working and my dad is catching on so i figure i would go to my friends house to avoid confronatation and behold i cant move the shifter from park to anything help my ass!

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Dec 27, 12:31pm - #73810 
hey, that happen to me when i install my neons. Same thing happen. What you do is take out every fuse out there and check out which one is burnt. and put a new one back in. CHECK EVERY FUSE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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Dec 27, 12:39pm - #73811 
Ok, lemme see if I know what's going on here. Nothing with a lightbulb is coming on and the shifter is locked? If this is true, first you need to calm down. You blew one of your fuses. It's really simple and is not a problem as long as you keep your dad off your back so you don't get in any trouble. If you look in the fuse box, there are extra fuses that you can use. Locate the fuse that is burnt and replace it with another one.


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Dec 27, 1:02pm - #73812 
there is a manual release, take off the cover and you can shift to Drive or R.

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Dec 27, 1:50pm - #73813 
Aight! It was a fuse, it just wasnt the fuse that my lights were plugged into. Which fuse should i go to, if i am connecting 2 10 inch neons.

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Dec 27, 2:41pm - #73814 
I wouldn't connect it to a fuse at all. Shouldn't he be able to tap it into the cigarette lighter?


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Dec 27, 2:43pm - #73815 
yeap, i woudnt mess with the fuses...find some other sources.

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Dec 27, 4:19pm - #73816 
well i jsut put them in my friends civic everything went perfectly going back after my car tommorrow once i find out which fuse to use! thumbsup

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Dec 27, 4:21pm - #73817 
have fun, dont blow it up. (or tell dad smile)

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Dec 27, 4:26pm - #73818 
yeh i know im 21 in college so i dont need anymore expenses than my car and insurance i wont blow it again until im 100% positive on what fuse...ken karrion helped me with the first set and he has underbody plus gauges and iter. lights all in his fuse box. so i dont know how i blew one

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Dec 27, 4:28pm - #73819 
he might have a higher amp fuse

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Dec 27, 4:30pm - #73820 
is there a difference in the fuse boxes? i have an 03 he has an 01 i think... or are you talking about the fuse itself? if so than im running it to a higher fuse next time

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Dec 27, 4:35pm - #73821 
the fuse it's self

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Dec 27, 5:02pm - #73822 
hey when you ad a fuse adapter for neons how much power...do you get one with two tens or two fives in it...how much powewr do the neons give off anyway?

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Dec 27, 5:10pm - #73823 
not real shure, in my old car, it had a 15 stock, but i had fog light, 2 15" neons, radio bar neon, and that auto rope light stuff all running on a 25 amp, and it works fine

but it also may be because you hit another wire too and thats why it blew, not because of the fuse

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Dec 27, 5:13pm - #73824 
you had them all going into the one fuse or did you use the ad on fuse adapter? i just used any old nut t o ground my bodies neons thats fine right? or do you have to be specific on where to ground them?

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Dec 27, 5:24pm - #73825 
no the nut thing is fine

what i did is splice the wire going into my cig and use power from there, but as i i added more stuff the fuse blew because it was drawing to much power so iswapped for a higher fuse and it worked fine

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Dec 27, 5:32pm - #73826 
k got yah on both the neons and the foot pedal you helped me out alot...last question for the night and im out of here...so the fuse bleww and you added one with more power like 15 to 25 and this was alright ...my buddy told me that if you put a 25 in place of a 15 it would cause problems but im guess since you have the neons and stuf in there that it equals out...kind get what im asking.

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Dec 27, 5:42pm - #73827 
yeah, if you were to to just swap a 15 to a 25 it wouldn't be good, could cause damage to stuff, unless you have enough electronics to hold it

since you just have two neons i would suggest a 200 amp fuse, that should do it

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Dec 27, 6:12pm - #73828 
200 amp fuse? which is which one

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Dec 27, 6:30pm - #73829 
lol

sorry i meant 20

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Dec 28, 8:46am - #73830 
Originally Posted by XxMerlinxX
I wouldn't connect it to a fuse at all. Shouldn't he be able to tap it into the cigarette lighter?
the cig lighter is on a fuse as well!


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Dec 28, 9:01am - #73831 
the best way to add anything electrical(neons,fogs,anything that draws excessive current to and existing factory electrical system)is to do it with an external relay! you can tap power from a source like the lights,but the source is only to provide the relay with a very small amt of power to turn it on!the actual high current output to power your lights etc.will be coming directly from the battery with the correct fuse rating!if you dont know how much amps the wires that you are "TAPPING" your power from can handle,do not drastically change the fuse rating!the wire will eventually heat up and burn over time!hi amperage cause shit to burn and if the fuse is too big it wont blow as fast,the fuses supplied with aftermarket lights,fogs,amps etc.is for the protection of the product,but "MOST IMPORTANTLY FOR THE PROTECTION OF YOUR CARS ELECTRICAL SYSTEM!!"


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Dec 29, 7:39pm - #73832 
Originally Posted by hybridcelica
the best way to add anything electrical(neons,fogs,anything that draws excessive current to and existing factory electrical system)is to do it with an external relay! you can tap power from a source like the lights,but the source is only to provide the relay with a very small amt of power to turn it on!the actual high current output to power your lights etc.will be coming directly from the battery with the correct fuse rating!if you dont know how much amps the wires that you are "TAPPING" your power from can handle,do not drastically change the fuse rating!the wire will eventually heat up and burn over time!hi amperage cause shit to burn and if the fuse is too big it wont blow as fast,the fuses supplied with aftermarket lights,fogs,amps etc.is for the protection of the product,but "MOST IMPORTANTLY FOR THE PROTECTION OF YOUR CARS ELECTRICAL SYSTEM!!"


this is very true, but for something small it shouldn't hurt much, if he were doing something like full underbody kit or foglights, it would be different

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Dec 29, 7:43pm - #73833 
Originally Posted by hybridcelica
Originally Posted by XxMerlinxX
I wouldn't connect it to a fuse at all. Shouldn't he be able to tap it into the cigarette lighter?
the cig lighter is on a fuse as well!


i think he meant to leave the actual fuse alone and tap into the wire going to the cig.

because, it's the only thing on that fuse, so you don't have to worry about messing something up, and so you don't clutter up ur fuse box

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Dec 29, 9:52pm - #73834 
i did mean the cig fuse...by the way i used the 25 fuse right next to it its the am1 fuse you think that will be alright?

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Dec 30, 6:36pm - #73835 
it should be

and if your not sure, you can always add a fuse in the power line of any accessory so every thing has it's own fuse according to it's capacity. i think you cab getem at radio shack for a few bucks

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