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Fitting a Kenwood car stereo to a 2003 Toyota Hilux ute, all works well until aerial lead plugged in, then immediately the fuse blows that feeds park lights, dash lights, instruments etc. Car stereo works when aerial plugged in, fuse blown Could you please help me

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The vehicle chassis ground or negative is opposite to the stereo. The aerial is vehicle chassis ground (earth), when touched to stereo results in direct short. If the Hilux is positive ( + ) chassis (earth) and the stereo is negaitive ( - ) ground, there is the short. If this is the problem, either replace with a compatable stereo or compatable vehicle.

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