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Hit a bump in my 2011 Malibu and the radio fuse blew every time I replace it it instantly blows

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Try unplugging the power to the radio. If it still blows fuses when you hit a bump, then the short is in the harness. If it doesn't blow fuses any more, then the problem is in the radio.
Hope this helps.

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Check the wiring to see if it shorts every time there's a bump. Make sure the fuse is correct for the radio. If its been changed the fuse may not be big enough. Sounds like the harness is trapped or rubbed through somewhere.

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