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 Post subject: Alarm / Imob / Electrics problems
Posted: Sun Apr 16, 2006 10:42 pm 
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I know this is in the workshop forum, but I really need as much help as possible:
So, today I decided to call into Tandy and ask if there was a way I could hook up an extra 2 interior lights into my XH panel van (I do alot of night cleaning work and can never see into the van) so off I went with my switches and lights (at my own risk), ready to hook it up, I unscrewed the interior light, unwired it and hooked up the extra 2 lights...
I then proceeded to test them, and they worked, until I went to start the car, then they decided to die out, also killing the car, now it will not start (it kicks over, but feels like the carbi will not feed etc.) all the power is gone (cd player, amps, etc.), except for the dash and the headlights, and the battery light on the dash is on (im pretty sure this is always the case but have only the had the car for a few weeks so it's hard to tell).
Having checked all the fuses, I have narrowed it down to being either the immobiliser, or some form of securitey (there is an independent alarm hooked up from the previous owner, but has been disabled).
Has anybody else had a problem like this before? and could someone please help me - being stranded at home is not fun.

Cheers guys..
Posted: Tue Apr 18, 2006 11:54 am 
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Have you definately checked the CRT LMP fuse. It powers the smartlock system as well as the interior lighting.
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