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Blows fuse #22 when you use the sunvisor mirror.

The trunk open lite on the dash comes on when the fuse is blown even though the trunk is not open. The radio also will not operate when the trunk open lite is on. The lite will eventually go out on it's on and then the radio will work.

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You have probably got a dead short somewhere in the system.  Not often but on a rare occasion when a bulb blows is will cause a dead short.  Look at all the lights that are associated with that system.  Replace the bulbs that are not working or ones that are dimly glowing.  I suspect it may be in the sunvisor or trunk considering those are the two things that are causing you problems

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