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I have a Pioneer AVIC-N3. My "hide-away" unit got wet. Now the system will not turn on at all. I have dried it all out, and taken everything apart. I verify that I have 12v at the deck, but no power going to the hideaway. is there a fuse I am missing or an internal reset?

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  • jwilson12 Aug 12, 2008

    Thank you. I spent a little more time working on it, still have not found a fuse. Where might it be located?

    I did get the unit to turn back on by drying it out and pushing the reset. I get all the blue lights to light up and the touch screen opens, but nothing more.

    Any help?

  • jwilson12 Aug 12, 2008

    Ok, lights on but nothing happening. Thoughts?

  • jwilson12 Aug 12, 2008

    What is the best way to verify? dealer? or should I simply look into an aftermarket hide-away unit?


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Yes there is a fuse in there that is missing but if it got wet enough to make it shut off then more likely the circuit shorted out...

Posted on Aug 12, 2008

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    Justin Griffin Aug 12, 2008

    yeah that board is shorted out, cause if its only doing that much and nothing else then its on its last leg, now it might be able to dry out more and more and then possible work, but i dont think it will make a difference...

    The fuse should be right in the center, a lil round glass type fuse, unless there is a mini fuse on the very back of the unit...


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