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Old 12-18-2010, 11:05 PM   #1
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Default Static shocks make my car chime

I have an aftermarket head unit which I installed. I also have an iPhone 3G dock connected to both the head unit'* line input and (temporarily) into a lighter->USB power adapter.

I put my hand near the metal contact on the dock when getting into the car and gave it a static shock. That made my BCM chime three times, like it does when "Check Gages" turns on.

I highly doubt it caused any permanent damage, since everything seems to be working fine. Anyone else have experience with static-induced chimes?
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Static can do funny things. Might want to check the grounds.
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