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Sirius Sportster car kit - blown fuses

Hello: I have 2 Sportsters with car kits. No problems up until yesterday
when the unit in my wife's car blew the fuse in the 12V adapter. I replaced it with the fuse from my adapter and it worked for about 3 minutes before blowing that fuse. I tested the 12v source in her car and there's no problem with other products (cell phone chargers, etc.)

Is her adapter bad, or should I just try a bigger fuse than the 2A250V one that came with the adapters? Thanks!

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Try the other adapter and see if it works without blowing the fuse. If that fuse blows also, something is wrong with the radio.

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