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When i went to install my remote wire from my amplifier i hit the wire with my knife. the radio shut off and now it wont turn on. i checked all wires and fuses. did i blow a circuit in my radio? do i have to get a new one?

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  • n_farnsworth Mar 10, 2009

    The wire that i hit was connected to the car wires. In the ford taurus 2003 it was black and pink. i stupidly had the car on while i was trying to figure out which wire was what.

  • Rob
    Rob May 11, 2010

    Just hitting the remote wire with your knife would do no damage. I'm assuming the knife was somehow grounded and then you touched the "Hot" remote wire?...

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Check the rear of the radio. Some of the radios have a spade type fuse in the very rear of them. You probably popped the fuse. You just have to remove the radio to replace the fuse.

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