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DVD Player When I switched on the power, the system did not come alive. On investigation by the local technician, it was observed that the fuse had blown off and there was a short circuitry also, necessitating replacement of components. Is it possible that once a fuse had blown off, still the components are likely to get damaged?

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The blown fuse is caused my an overload in the circuit. It can be caused by a faulty component or just some short circuit..Yes, if the fuse has blown off, there is a "chance" that componets inside may be faulty which caused the overload in the first place.

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