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My radio wont turn on

I installed my radio and to cross the hot wire and the aux wire to get the radio to power up. I have installed many radios in the past but never ran into this problem. If i keep the wires crossed obviously the radio wont turn off with the ignition.

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Sound like you have a bad fuse in your aux wire check to make sure your aux wire has power when ignition is on if not check your fuses in your car start with the radio but it could be drawing from another fuse like cigar lighter good luck.....

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