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As long as you disconnect the battery (or batteries) first, you should be fine. Basically, disconnecting at least the negative cable breaks the circuit thus protecting the electronics.

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Q: Can you can damage your vehicle's electronic system by welding on the frame and what procedures should you follow to weld on your truck frame?
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