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2001 LL Bean Driver's Side Door Electrical Fire :(
Posted 08 September 2002 - 12:24 AM
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Posted 08 September 2002 - 07:21 AM
Posted 08 September 2002 - 08:03 AM
I don't know if it was a write off or not, but it was a lease vehicle and being so new, he ended up with a replacement car.
I'm glad that you are ok, that's the main point. I just thought of something. With the move to 36V systems over the next several years, will electrical car fires be more likely or less likely? Makes one wonder if carrying a small fire extinguisher wouldn't be a bad idea. Hmmm...
Posted 08 September 2002 - 08:26 AM
Posted 08 September 2002 - 09:37 PM
I'd be reporting this one to the NTHSA...seriously... as well as Subaru of America...
Posted 13 September 2002 - 05:37 AM
Posted 14 September 2002 - 11:40 AM
Posted 14 September 2002 - 03:13 PM
With as many cars out there with the exact same wiring, I am guessing that yours in a 1-1,000,000 screw up, where a wire or something else was mis-installed at the factory and so a wire could chafe on a metal surface, then causing a short.
Posted 14 September 2002 - 08:53 PM
Posted 15 September 2002 - 10:40 AM
any thing causing that kind of damage must have taken a large amount of current to produce.
did this "beaner" have tweeters located in this area?
Posted 15 September 2002 - 03:22 PM
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Posted 16 September 2002 - 06:41 AM
I've had one in every one of my cars since I first got my license at age 16.
Posted 16 September 2002 - 08:32 AM
Posted 16 September 2002 - 06:00 PM
Seriously tho, hadn't thought about it. Not a bad idea all things considered.
Posted 16 September 2002 - 08:47 PM
Posted 16 September 2002 - 09:34 PM
Posted 17 September 2002 - 04:59 PM
If it were to short out or go partially to ground
the current draw would excede the fuse rating taking it out - before a blaze started
now if the voice coil in the speaker got to turning cherry red
you know blastin' out some Tommy Dorsey big band tunes,
and the speaker cone went up, the fabric cover would get into the act, then possibly the plastic sheeting on the inside of the door
far fetched yes
who are the sapranos, I thought they were part of the church choir?
Posted 18 September 2002 - 07:33 AM
I had a '69 Mach 1 start a fire but lucky for me at was just pulling out of a garage after having a safty inspection. They put it out with the fire extinguisher in the shop.
Posted 19 September 2002 - 06:18 PM
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