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  • OT: Vehicle Radio wiring question...

    A question for you electronic experts...

    I have a vehicle radio the keeps blowing fuses and I have isolated the problem somewhere in the radio itself. As for as I can see, there are not visible "short" marks on the board. Is there some sort of electrical component that, if failed, can cause a direct short?

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    Yes, ther is usually a diode with polarity to short it if reverse wired, If that is shorted permanently, it will blow the fuse reliably every time, regardless.
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      You can have transistors that short out. Diodes too.

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      • #4
        Thanks guys!

        Mike

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