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Old 04-18-2013, 04:11 AM
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Originally Posted by diggyd357 View Post
You didn't by chance start your car with scanner connected? I've heard that can cause all sorts of electrical issues. Always disconnect scanner first.
I've started plenty of cars with scanners hooked up and never had any issues. I really don't see how the scanner could damage the car, however the car could damage the scanner with a voltage spike during startup.
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