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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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How bad was the damage from the February 2008 Nevada earthquake?

In February, 2008 there was an earthquake that struck Nevada that registered a 6.0. There were no injuries reported with this earthquake, but there was damage that was reported, including falling bricks, broken signs and windows, and damage to vehicles from falling debris.

How do you fix a rotted out strut tower?

This is a job that will require cutting and welding skills. Go to a salvage yard and cut out a strut tower that is not rusted then weld it into your car. This is most easily accomplished with the engine from your car removed. It will be necessary to remove your strut and mount of course. You will want to remove the wheel so you dont damage the tire with sparks. Other safety considerations are fuel lines, any electrical equipment that runs near the welding area and remember to disconnect your battery before welding on your car.

Willl trying to start by car when already running damage the car?

Yes. You can damage your starter bydouble starting the vehicle. It will not damage it if done only a few times and not for long periods, if you did double start once or twice, don't worry. Most newer vehicles have a bypass that will not let you double start your car.

Transmission fluid up but car wont move?

If the transmission has electronic controls, then a module could be bad. If not, then the transmission could need a rebuild. If it is a front wheel drive, check the cv joints for damage.

Name two types of damage that can be caused by an earthquake?

Structural damage and terrain damage.

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Why do welding glasses protect us from eye damage?

Direct exposure to the light from a welding arc can damage the sensitive retna behind the eye. Welding glasses are tinted to block most of the light from entering the eye.

Welding harzards to be looked for before welding commences?

Fire. Toxic gases. Electric shock. Eye damage. Burns.

Why is it important to store a welding hose using a welding hose reel?

Any damage to a welding hose can end up causing serious damage to the person using it. Using a welding hose reel will significantly reduce the chance of a rip or tear in the hose, making the user that much safer. It's important to utilize welding hose reels for proper storage and to stay organized.

Damage caused by ESD is a permanent damage?

To an electronic device, yes.

What is defined as the possibilty of personal injuries or damage to vehicles and poperty?

Risk defines the possibility of personal injury, or damage to vehicles or property.

Why is it important to wear goggles when welding?

It is extremely important to wear goggles when welding in order to prevent any damage to the eyes. Flying pieces of molten metal, chemicals or acids could blind or cause serious damage.

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What are the possible ill effects of teeth whitening procedures?

Yes, whitening procedures can potentially damage your enamel. Usually, however, it is nowehere near to significant damage to your enamel.

Can you do a welding apprenticeship with asthma?

I wouldn't recommend it. The smoke that is created by the welding process is beneficial to the weld but contains elements that can damage the lungs. Look for training in another trade for your health.

How does welding damage eye sight?

An electric welding arc produces ultraviolet light and the UV light will damage the retina. With a good welding helmet, your eyes will be protected, but you must have the proper shade (somewhere between 9 and 14 depending on your amperage) and if using an auto-darkening helmet, it must switch on quickly. (1/25000 of a second)

How does a generator damage electronics?

A generator does not damage electronics it produces voltage to operate electronic equipment.

What are welding hazards?

Burns, electric shock, UV damage to skin and eyes, and inhalation of toxic fumes.

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