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    Had a blonde moment yesterday at camp for trax I sprayed silocone spray over electrics under bonnet, I've since had a few gremlins like screen blank no access to comfort settings on viechle system.

    I took earth off battery and unplugged main plug under bonnet then refitted and everything is fine now BUT after reading what silocone spray can do to car electrics what should I do ?

    Can I clean plugs with anything or will it be ok and let it wear off ? It's the first time I've sprayed it under bonnet

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    Did you just spray it everywhere in the engine bay or on specific connectors?

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    Sprayed plastics eg: pipes and hoses and headlight plugs and main big plug near battery they were dirty looking lol so wanted them looking a bit cleaner

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    You could try spraying electrical contact cleaner on any wiring that is affected.

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    I would do what rebellion said matey it will strip the silicone away and clean it up
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    Or maybe get your wife to do it, in case you pick up the silicone spray can again, by mistake, and spray it everywhere....

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    Cheers guys where can I buy some ?

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    Maplins.

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    No maplins near bye so going halfrauds will it be ok to just spray mugs without unplugging them or should I spray inside

    Are we sure this will strip the spray off ?

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    Halfords sell it mate in a green and yellow can
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