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Wiring problem? I installed an aftermarket radio into my 2001 Civic LX, after doing so I was having some issues. I blew my 7.5 amp fuse twice and my radio would not turn on. After testing all the wiring I came to find that the yellow wire (the constant wire) was not providing power at all. (this was tested with a volt meter) So my problem right now is I tested the wiring of the harness (not the one that came with the radio but the one harness to connect from the car to my radio harness) I realized that it was not the radio wire but the contant coming from the car. Also after struggling with all this my power door locks do not work after my car in turned off as well as my dome light that should come on with every door opening. So now I have no constant power to store memory in my radio, no power door locks and no dome light. Is there a fuse that I might be missing that could be blown ( checked all the fuses under my steering wheel but not under the hood yet). What could I possibly have missed in this. Also after I checked all the fuses under my steering wheel my SRS light and check engine light came on. I know that sometimes when you pull fuses out and put them back, it causes the lights to come on. ( I only know this by having it happen prior in a different vehicle). What should I be looking for and/or doing?????

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  • betzkubala Feb 09, 2009

    I have the exact same problem. I just got a 2001 LX from a family member. Everything worked great except the tape deck. My niece dropped coins into the mechanism before I picked it up form my sister. I bought a tool to pull the coins out. I actually got enough out where it worked, but continued to get a few remaining coins. I must have hit a wire inside the radio as it is now completely dead.

    After this happened, I noticed that the interior light no longer works when set to the middle position and the car is off. It only turns on when the car is on. It no longer automatically turns on when you unlock the car, nor does it stay on and dim after you turn the car off. The power locks are also acting stange. They also only work when the car is on. Did you ever figure out your problem?

  • Anonymous May 15, 2009

    My problem is exactly the same, any ideas would be helpful

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Yes check the underhood fuse reley box please rate -jeff

Posted on Sep 01, 2008

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    dave hansen Mar 17, 2012

    i checked all those too but im not sure if it would be a reley or not??

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SOURCE: srs lights on

safety restren system air bag problem have to get the car on a scanner to see the problem that the only thin g you can do now you can still drive the car but the air bag wont work

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SOURCE: 2004 civic, aftermarket deck installed... no am/fm reception

there should have been a black antenna wire that has what appears to be an rca connection on it that need to be hooked back up

Posted on May 04, 2009

SOURCE: My SRS light just came on in my 2002 Honda Civic

(SRS) Safety Restraint System----- air bags etc


Same as any check light

Take to a repair shop to have it
checked for codes,diagnosed and repaired
as needed

Posted on Apr 25, 2011

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