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Old 02-16-2011, 01:02 PM
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Default Re: HID's messing with my iPood.

That could be possible. Each ballast is grounded independently due to the harness setup, however the case itself might need to be grounded as well. First I've got to try the fuse thing. Going to the JY's today, I'll just acquire a few factory fuses, hah
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Old 02-16-2011, 01:45 PM
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Default Re: HID's messing with my iPood.

It sure won't hurt to replace the cheap crap fuse setup anyway, but it will probably not effect an RF noise issue.

If you put on a radio station with no or weak signal, I bet you'll hear the ballasts making noise.

My meter is toast so I can't check this. But if you have a multi-meter, check and see if there is continuity (~0 ohms) between the metal case and the primary ground wire. If there is, then the case is already grounded. If there isn't, then the case is acting like a damn antenna and is almost definately the problem.

The other thing that doesn't help us is the fiberglass hood. The old steel hoods shielded everything. The fiberglass hoods let anything out. Ignition noise, ballasts, etc.
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