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Old 04-19-2010, 03:34 PM
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Default Help me!! Weird buzzing when kc's are on

Alright i wired my kc's with HID's and whenever i flip the switch there is a very loud buzzing coming out of the speakers. Then when i shut the switch off a random amount of the lights come one. No specific order. I have checked my wiring over and over again and need help!
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Old 04-19-2010, 05:00 PM
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Default Re: Help me!! Weird buzzing when kc's are on

Where is it grounded. If they are grounded to pre existing ground wire it can cause interference through out the system. Try giving it it's own ground.
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Old 04-19-2010, 05:03 PM
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Default Re: Help me!! Weird buzzing when kc's are on

I have the Lights grounded to the bolt on the quarter panel and i have the switch grounded to the kick plate under the steering column
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Old 04-19-2010, 05:41 PM
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Default Re: Help me!! Weird buzzing when kc's are on

HOW did you wire them up?
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Old 04-19-2010, 05:49 PM
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Default Re: Help me!! Weird buzzing when kc's are on

Well I had them all on one 14 gauge power wire to the switch then one wasn't firing at all so I took two 14 gauge power wires and put two on each one and both the 14s to one 12 to the switch and all 4 lit up. The buzzing has happened the who?e time with one wire ot two
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Old 04-19-2010, 05:56 PM
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Default Re: Help me!! Weird buzzing when kc's are on

Relays?

You had 4 KC's(of what wattage??) on only ONE 14ga wire?????
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Old 04-19-2010, 06:00 PM
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Default Re: Help me!! Weird buzzing when kc's are on

yeah, you need to run them through a relay.

diagram to wiring it

Click me to wire your lights correctly
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Old 04-19-2010, 06:02 PM
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Default Re: Help me!! Weird buzzing when kc's are on

I had a relay on them and it didn't do anything. The kcs have hids I put in them 35w a peice that's what the ballasts are
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Old 04-19-2010, 06:15 PM
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Default Re: Help me!! Weird buzzing when kc's are on

I run 4 100w kc's on one relay without a issue
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Old 04-19-2010, 06:16 PM
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Default Re: Help me!! Weird buzzing when kc's are on

That's what I don't understand is why I'm have problems
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Old 04-19-2010, 06:21 PM
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Default Re: Help me!! Weird buzzing when kc's are on

If you run them like that link says you shouldn't have a problem. Just have to make sure you have a good ground and everything is right.

I have had many hours figuring out why my lights quit working randomly. Process of elimination and checking everything multiple times.
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Old 04-19-2010, 07:45 PM
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Default Re: Help me!! Weird buzzing when kc's are on

I'm gonna laugh if anyone has an electrical fire because they didn't use a relay or not enough relays while powering their 100 watt lights. why? because Lighting companies put relays in their lighting kits for a reason.
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