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Im trying to hook up the spotties through isolation but when i flick the switch the fuse blows and the parkers come on the car is a 97cherokee. can you please email me a diagram for the sca spotlights thanks, also therse an existing relay but how do i tell if its for the spot lighta and all i have to do is rewire the thing

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Now if i had a translation here i would draw you a wiring diagram on a sheet of A4 and scan then post for you no problem their but iam a bit lost here as spotties iam assuming you mean spot lights and parkies ?? do you mean the parking lights ?? ,Now i have learnt what a dog kennel is and a pigs tail ,also a tranny flush which i did think was a ritual of destroying a transistor made in japan .So iam getting someway to learning american slang but if you explain some more exactly what you would like to do and will do it for you ,but it will be written in queens english if this acceptable

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