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twin beam 2000

Discussion in 'Strobe Lighting' started by snoway63, Jan 1, 2011.

  1. snoway63

    snoway63 Senior Member
    Messages: 344

    I have an twin beam 2000 magnet mount on my 05 f350 super duty and the ciggarette lighter plug gets super hot after like ten minutes, anyone else have this issue with lights or the cause, the rotators are fine and not binding or anything, thanks for any help
     
  2. Yooper75

    Yooper75 Senior Member
    Messages: 324

    Sounds like are trying to get to many amps through to small of a wire I would rewire the light with a heavier gauge wire and heavier plug.
     
  3. snoway63

    snoway63 Senior Member
    Messages: 344

    Its all original wiring that plugs in the ciggarette lighter, was wandering if one of the lighter sockets has more power then the other gonna try the other socket to see, ihave to sockets and my manual says one is for accessories
     
  4. Yooper75

    Yooper75 Senior Member
    Messages: 324

    It would not hurt to check to see if that's the case but it sounds like there is to much resistance in the plug.
     
  5. Too Stroked

    Too Stroked Senior Member
    Messages: 555

    Assuming that the lighter socket you used had the correct fuse in it, if you'd exceeded the rated load of that circuit, the fuse should have blown. If you're truly generating that much heat, I'd wonder if it has the wrong (higher amperage) fuse in it.
     
  6. Yooper75

    Yooper75 Senior Member
    Messages: 324

  7. snoway63

    snoway63 Senior Member
    Messages: 344

    yes thats the one i have Ill check to see if the wrong fuse is in the socket, it did the same thing in my other truck maybe the light is messed up, seems to rotate fine. thanks for all the input