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Scooter stereo ok so yes it is the 15 amp fuse on the deck itself. i bieleve i have all of the systems connected corectly. how would i fix the problem you were saying if it were connected backwards. also is there anything else it could be. In one of the posts i gave you the battery that i am hooking if up too is that a bad battery to use. also i am connecting it directly to the battery. is that bad?. please let me know so i can get this all done and on the road

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  • wilson756168 Aug 05, 2008

    i cant even bieleve it i am so stupid....i blew like 15 fuses and finaly realized that i had the wires backwards. negative to positive and so on......i got it fixed and the deck turns on...thanks a ton

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As long as the battery is 12volts then it should be ok. Since you have verified that the yellow and red are wired to the positive terminal and the black is to ground, fuse blowing would indicate that there is an internal short in the unit. You need to open it up and follow the yellow wire where it leads to and check the surrounding components.

Does the fuse blow when just connected or when powering it up?

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Hi again,

My apologies, missed the connection. Now I remember, must be really getting old.

Back to your concern, which fuse pls? the 15 amps for the Panasonic or the amp"s fuse.

Incidentally, even if the speaker wires were wired incorrectly, that would not cause the fuse to blow. The only way the fuse would blow is if the unit was connected with the polarity reversed, even just once. Internally, most units have a reverse protection diode and/or regulator that would short circuit itself. Thereafter even if it were wired correctly to the battery, the fuse will always blow.

Looking forward to hearing from you.

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