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Levi Heron

Ford Fiesta Sidelight/stereo Problem?!!!!

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my stereo only works when i have my sidelights turned on and it does not work when i have them off i just fitted a new stereo and i dont know what to do from here???

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Did you use the correct adapters? I will show you what I mean in a moment, via pic.

That is a strange one. there's no way of checking if the wires for your new radio need the power bypassed through the lights before it turns on, like a logic gate. What adapters, if any, did you use??

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ive actually just got it sorted now after blowing a few fuses i never used any adaptors just crimped the wires together i had the stereo going through the sidelights instead of the power cable :S

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haha i thought as much, sounded like someone confused the illumination wire with the power/ignition wire :P

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Well learn from your mistakes next time, could have been the straight battery wire, then you would have had a fire on your hands, ah well at least its sorted, btw nice colour Dave :)

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