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Old 06-02-2012, 09:55 AM   #2 (permalink)
Marc F.
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i-VTEC Light install warning,

When reading up on this and knowing a little about how eletricity works I noticed a mistake by one guy. He got an 12 volt LED and spliced it to both sides of the solenoid and got a Check Engine Light (CEL).

Splice only one side of the solenoid (black wire with a white stripe for mine) and ground the other side of the LED. Otherwise electricity tries to take the path of least resisitance, which is the LED, and the solenoid wont do its thing. CEL!

I got my 12 LED at Radio Shack and it works great. It came with red and black leads to make wiring easier.

Its not hard to do this modification, just take your time and think things through.

I used to think I was indecisive, but now I'm not so sure .

Last edited by Marc F.; 06-02-2012 at 10:04 AM.. Reason: posted before I wrote anything.... :/
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