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Installing a sony cd/radio (CDX-GT222)

I have tried to installthe above radio in to a caravan, each time i connect it to the 12v the intergated 10amp fuse blows!
I have checked the loom and all the wires are correct, there is no short through the radio.

Could this be that there is an over voltage from the battery or is the caravans electric system over rated for the Radio?

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Sounds like a possible ground issue. Check your ground (very important). Also try running the red wire to a keyed source i.e. from fuse block. Then run the yellow to a constant 12v source i.e.battery.

Posted on Jun 30, 2009

  • wordy1 Dec 01, 2010

    Just installed a similar radio in a caravan. I connected red and yellow together to the 12v and the tagged ground to the 12v minus (Negative Earth.)

    Check that there are no 'cross shorts' on the supply loom. A good diagnostic is to run a clean cable direct from the battery to the radio.

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