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Old 11-25-2012, 02:37 PM   #1
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Angry All electric dead after trying to install aux lights

Hello everyone,
I'm hoping to get some help herer.
I was just installing my aux driving lights to my 2009 wrangler. I wired up the final part. The switch (illuminated rocker) when I hooked back up the battery all was good until I flicked on the switch. I heard a fast clicking sound inside the engine compartment. I shut it down. Pulled out the switch wires and then my car would not start, no headlights or any electric at all.
If it were my house I would go flip the breaker switch.
What can I check for the Jeep?

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Old 11-25-2012, 02:40 PM   #2
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Contact Jason at www.rockyour4x4.com. He's an electrical genius.

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Old 11-25-2012, 02:57 PM   #3
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first thing i would do is pull the negative off the battery for 5 minutes. have you tried doing that?>
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Old 11-25-2012, 03:28 PM   #4
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Fast clicking sounds like a relay(s) frying.
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Fast clicking sounds like a relay(s) frying.

I concur. Did you check the polarity of all the connections with a DMM prior to throwing the switch?
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Old 11-25-2012, 03:38 PM   #6
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That sucks so bad, isn't there a trip to the dealer in order to reset the electrical system or something like that in these type cases? Glad I decided to get the sPOD, I'd really hate to have to deal with this issue. Did you hack into the factory wiring any?
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Old 11-25-2012, 05:50 PM   #7
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Thanks for the advice.

Thanks guys.
My battery was beat up pretty bad so I went to get a new one just to check.
Hooked it up and all my stuff is back including my new Aux lights.
Thanks for the quick responses.

I too was afraid I burnt out the relays.
I followed the directions as best I could, but still not sure of electrical.
All checked and double checked, but no juice.
Like I said though, I'm back!

Again thanks for the help.
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Glad it was a simple fix.

Farkin gremlins farkin up yur battrey.
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Old 11-25-2012, 06:49 PM   #9
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Good news! And a relatively cheap fix, that was prolly about to go anyhow, obviously.

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