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Old 06-15-2011, 06:00 PM   #31
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Just checked and have to special order. $17 at Advance and $24 at autozone. So basically the relay is stuck and letting current through it at all times? I don't see any other relays that are exactly the same just to plug and play. The buzzer quit so it has to be the culprit. Much thanks!!!
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Installed new relay. Rechecked with buzzer and nothing. Looks like I got it whooped. I truly appreciate your guys' time and advice. Priceless. Thx. Mike.
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Well done! Like to hear good endings!
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Yep! How much you think a shop would've charged if they were good enough to even be able to troubleshoot it? I know I was getting aggravated but I knew I was on the trail lol.
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Default I'll tell my neighbor.

The guy who lives opposite me has a similar power draining problem, I'll tell himto check out his antenna too.
Thanks for letting us know what you found
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You don't even want to know what a ship would charge. electrical problems run high. You learned a lot here, and it saved you a ton of cash. The best part about working on the same type of car all the time is you really learn the ins and outs. That'* why I pointed you to the relay. Almost like I've seen that problem before.
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Mike, I finished up the amp draw today, added a 4 amp fuse also (thanks for the warning)

I still need to make the connection ends for the detecter, I shoved it all in a plastic flashlight I was going to pitch, works well but I wish it was alittel louder.

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