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Which fuse is it to the electrical stereo of the car?

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Most cars have two fuse blocks, one under the dashboard and one in the engine compartment. Unfortunately, each car is different as to where the blocks are located and how the components are arranged on the block. The simple way of finding your answer lies in the rear of your owner's manual. Back in the specifications section is a listing of the fuses and on which block they are found.

Alternatively, you can find the block under the dash (you have a 90% chance of finding the stereo fuse here), remove the cover and on the inside of the cover is a layout of the various fuses.

Your fuse should be identified and when it is pulled, it should indicate a blown condition.

Now, if your stereo was installed after purchase, there is a good chance that the installer ran a line to a power feed and tapped into that feed. In that case, there will be an inline filter holder and it won't, of course, be found in your manual. You will have to find the line running from the rear of the stereo to a power line and look for the in-line fuse.

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