[MR2] Radio fuse blew, any suggestions
chrissul at comporium.net
Sun Nov 16 11:51:21 EST 2008
Ah, forgot, the cig and radio do share a 15 amp fuse and both work after
swapping the blown fuse out. Everything works fine now, but i am afraid to
use my cell phone charger again..
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kurt Krueger" <telek2 at att.net>
To: "Mr2 List" <mr2-digest at mr2.com>
Cc: "Chris S" <chrissul at comporium.net>
Sent: Sunday, November 16, 2008 10:23 AM
Subject: Re: [MR2] Radio fuse blew, any suggestions
> -------------- Original message ----------------------
> From: "Chris S" <chrissul at comporium.net>
> Hey, i had my cell phone plugged into the cig lighter and i dialed and
> heard a
> POP..and the radio died...the antenna still worked when i shut the car
> off, but
> the radio was DEAD. It took me a few minutes to think to check the fuse
> and it
> was blown, thankfully...so i was wondering fi anyone had any suggestions
> as to
>> why it would blow like that...
> You didn't say if the cig lighter socket still works. Does it share the
> fuse with the radio?
> When something blows with a POP, that usually means a pretty solid short.
> Assuming the cig lighter shares the fuse, I'd suspect the cell phone
> adapter wires.
> Gives us an update. There are several of us who have tips for
> hunting down electrical problems.
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