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Cobra navone 3000

My bother broke plug and tried to hot wire it straight to battery in car now it want come on .

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He fried it. There is a significant difference in other electrical currents in the car from the direct battery. The unit will need to be serviced but shouldnt be visibly damaged from the outside. If it did suffer obvious electrical damage it is likely beyond repair Hope this helps!

Posted on Jul 26, 2007

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