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Old 11-23-2005, 07:33 AM
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Block Heater Snafu

Just a little word of advice from your ole' uncle DirtBag for anyone in snowy areas & using their block heater.
Make sure the ends of each plug are reeeeeeeeeeeeeeeal real dry before putting them together......I realize this sounds stupid, but i went to plug mine in today and dried them both off with a towel until they appeared dry and i guess i was wrong, cuz it zapped the holy crap out of me.
On top of that I was standing in a puddle.....yeah, so that part wasn't so smart

Anyway, dry it off...ALOT..Before plugging it in if its wet out....hell put some gloves on if ya have to.
good luck ......i hate electricity
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Old 11-23-2005, 03:12 PM
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Alot of times i see PSDs with the heater plug sticking out of the truck, driving down the road...really dumb, it seems meanial, but its not fun to get shocked. I always put on the cap and tuck it into the bumper
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