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Because static electricity is in the car frame and if you touch the car you will get a static shock.

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Q: Why do you get a static shock from a car door?
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Why after a long car journey you can get an electric shock from the door handle?

because of static electricity

Why do you get an electric shock when you touch a car door handle?

From the accumulation of static electricity during dry weather.

Why do You shock every time you open the car door?

This is caused by a build up of static electricity on either the car or the person. A small shock is felt as the static electricity arcs across a small gap as the two differently charged bodies near each other.

How do you use the word static in a sentence?

The electric shock he got by touching the door was an example of static electricity.

Why do you feel a shock when you touch a metal door knob?

Because of static electricity

What is the duration of Static Shock?

The duration of Static Shock is 1320.0 seconds.

When was Static Shock created?

Static Shock was created on 2000-09-23.

Your car door shocks you when you touch it?

It's called static electricity. The 12 volt system in cars and trucks are not enough to shock someone. Even 24 volt systems found in buses and heavy trucks are not enough to feel. So it has to be static electricity somehow.

What would cause a car battery to shock you?

A car battery can shock you simply because it has stored energy and power. This is normal, but can be dangerous depending on if the person has built up a static charge.

What causes the car body to shock you when you get out of the car?

Static discharge, the tires insulate the car from the ground so when you step out you become the path to ground and zap.

How do you give your self a static shock?

You can give yourself a static shock when you have to much static electricity. When you touch a doorknob for example, you get shocked.

Why would you get a mild electrical shock when you touch the door handle when getting out of the car?

This is a common phenamenon when the atmosphere air is dry (generally during winter). When you are sitting inside the car for some time, you generate a static charge and it gets released when you touch metalic handle of the car