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I was reconnecting my positive terminal with a wrench and it touched my strut tower... some sparks... now my radio/lcd don't come on and my left headlight dde ring (outermost one) is dimmed (it's on but barely)... I checked fuse #44 (radio) it was blown and I replaced it... nothing changed... please help!!! WHY!!!
 

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that is why you're supposed to reconnect the negative last... then that wouldn't happen.

check all the fuses under the hood as well as the ones in the glove box?
 

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so the audio fuse # 44 (7.5) blew again... the dde outer most one dimmed almost flickering... i switched the wires and the other dde ring is fine... so i'm thinking it is that dde ring that is messd up... so i disconnect the outermost one on the opposite side... so at least they look the same until i can get another ring to replace it... yeah, back to looking for fuses... god dangit... if anyone knows anything that would help please let me know... in the mean time i will check fuses again...
 

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alright, found the culprit... the blue wire from the amp was touching the ground wire... so it would blow the fuse # 44 everytime... but when i touched the wrench(tightening down the positive terminal) to the strut tower i probably blew one of the dde ring... man, does anyone know where i can buy one dde ring (ccfl 6k outermost ring)...
 

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thanks... didn't even know they had replacement rings...
 

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they have replacement rings.. everyone of my friends had to replace theirs.. they go out pretty quickly.. at least for me...
 

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that sucks... really bad... cause those chrome rings are POS... i broke everyone of those plastic clips and had to super glue them back together... i only have the high beams one plugged in... don't look too bad... lol... remind me of the ones on ebay...
 
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