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RF interference from LED lights?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by HomeGrown, Sep 19, 2017.

  1. Sep 19, 2017 at 5:14 PM
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    HomeGrown

    HomeGrown [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I just mounted these lights on my light bar. They're wired up via relay with a switch, and are hooked up to only work with the high beams only. The relay only energizes if the high beams are on AND if the dash switch is on.

    The lights work well, but the radio goes to complete static when the lights are on. Does this make any sense? I don't have a pic with the new lights mounted, but they're just inboard from the KC's.


     
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  2. Sep 19, 2017 at 5:17 PM
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    yea, mine did that, make sure the grounds are good. i also used some ground isolator thingys that clamped over the wire (cant remember the damn name of them) but that also helped with noise
     
  3. Sep 19, 2017 at 5:39 PM
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    HomeGrown

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    RF choke?
     
  4. Sep 19, 2017 at 8:44 PM
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