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I installed a cd player in my car about 2 months ago. It wasnt the greatest installation, as I had an extra wire not going to anything, and the cd player would occasionally short out, and i would have to bump it to get it going again. I just walked out to my car to go to the store, and I kinda tweaked the cd player around a little bit to get it to kick on, when all of a sudden the dashboard lights went out, as well as the taillights. the brake lights, headlights, blinkers everything work fine, i just lost the tailight and the dashboard light. thanks

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  • Anonymous May 11, 2010

    what year is the accord

  • Anonymous May 11, 2010

    did you fuse the player on its own hot wire??? was the extra wire a green wire that was meant to be fastened to a ground???? does the player work now???...have you located the fuse for the lights???



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Sounds like you wired the cd player to the tail light fuse and the power wire touched ground. Go to the fuse panel inside the car and check the fuses. The tail lamp one and possibly also the dash light fuses will be blown, replace them after disconnecting the cd player power wires and taping off where they were connected. If you have the factory harness for the original radio still in the dash you can get a wiring harness to directly plug into it from walmart. If you don't have the original harness , the easiest way to power the cd is to tap the cigarette lighter wire.

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