New here looking for help with 555 circuit

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  1. martinique78

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    I built an adjustable timer relay to connect to my remote start on my diesel truck so that it waits for the glow plugs to heat up before it tries starting the vehicle. right now I can set the wait time by adjusting my trimpot but I would like it to adjust the wait time depending on outside temperature on it's own. Is there a way I can add that to my current design?

    Thanks
    Kevin
     
  2. tshuck

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    Probably, but we can't help you:

    From the TOS:
     
  3. martinique78

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    Hmm, don't know if I would consider this a modification, more less an input to tell a remote starter how long to wait before it activates. I could just buy one that is already on the market but I like making things myself. If no one can help then i'll go elsewhere i guess.
     
  4. Wendy

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    As has been stated the owners of All About Circuits has elected not to host discussions of automotive electrical system modifications/enhancements due to safety concerns, the potential of legal ramifications and the possible circumvention of vehicle regulations at the state and federal level.

    This thread is against the AAC forum rules, Chapter 6, as seen here:

    This can be found in our Terms of Service (ToS)

    Automotive modifications of any kind are strictly forbidden. Therefore, this thread will be closed.

    Please try to understand the reasons behind this action, and feel free to browse and use the forums.

    You might find answers to your questions in one of these forums:

    http://forum.allaboutcircuits.com/showthread.php?t=54400

    Another good forum that shares many of the same membership is http://www.electro-tech-online.com/ . Good luck.
     
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