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Old 07-06-2006, 05:40 PM   #1
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Ive had some green neons in for some time on the interior.
I was trying to add some leds and they worked last night.
Then, this morning none of my interior lights work I checked some fuses on the drivers side and didnt see anything
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isnt that just fascinating.. do you think you could give us a question, and some background information to help us help you, if you do in fact have a question?
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is your battery dead?
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Give us a description of how you've modified your interior lighting with the neons & led'*. Where have you tapped power & ground? You may want to remove or isolate the recently installed led'* to see if that has any affect.
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well I wired the neons and leds in where the old lights plugged in so i could use the factory switch for turning them on and such.
Yesterday I wired the LEDs under the front kick pannels and they worked fine when I drove it last night. Then this morning none of my interior lights work.
I am pretty sure somthing shorted near the leds.
How many fuses could have blown? every thing else works but not any interior lights any idea why?

EDIT: problem fixed it was a fuse tho
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I checked some fuses on the drivers side and didnt see anything
Alright, you didn't check the correct fuses, aint no biggie. I assumed that you checked the fuse/fuses associated with interior ltg. Glad to see you resolved the problem anyway.
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well I wired the neons and leds in where the old lights plugged in so i could use the factory switch for turning them on and such.
Yesterday I wired the LEDs under the front kick pannels and they worked fine when I drove it last night. Then this morning none of my interior lights work.
I am pretty sure somthing shorted near the leds.
How many fuses could have blown? every thing else works but not any interior lights any idea why?

EDIT: problem fixed it was a fuse tho
Any chance you located the short that caused the fuse to blow? While it'* possible the old fuse had corroded terminals and built up resistance.. Your best course of action would be to determine how many amps you are pulling with the neons and led'* overall to know if the wiring and fuse are capable of supporting it. If the fuse is smaller than you need, the wiring would also need to be upgraded. Don't put a bigger fuse in w/o upgrading wiring.
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some solder spilt and conntected two wires
I reheated it and removed it and it is fine now.
I will check the total power draw tho
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some solder spilt and conntected two wires
I reheated it and removed it and it is fine now.
I will check the total power draw tho
No pressing need to check power it you found a direct short. Sounds like that was the issue.
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