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Radio only goes on after driving for an hour or more

The car radio won't come on and both the truck and fuel door switches don't work. I've checked the fuses, all were good. Could someone please point me to a fix?

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  • kzbz1 Jan 13, 2009

    Thanks, to generic. I have checked these a cant tell what is good or bad

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It could be a relay. the trunk switch is controlled by a relay. there are some relays in the fuse box and there are some in the larger fuse panel that is located under the hood.

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