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new stereo, after reversed polarity alternator...

Nickhead

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1999 holden commodore, i flipped polarity on my battery, fried the alternator, and radio.

i have since replaced the alternator, and bought a new battery, and upgraded stereos, plus replaced the radio fuse.

but it still does not work.

i do not have any electrical tools, how can i trouble shoot, or do i simply take the car/stereo to a service shop as the troubles are much deeper?
 

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there will be 2 fuses for the radio one for the constant power wire and one for ACC power .did the rest of the car survive the reverse battery
 

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so far, yes, i have yet to find anything on the car that does not work, aside from the stereo.

its been months since i blew the alternator, and only now ive decided to put a radio in, six months later, i drive the car five minutes a day on average.

my question is this:

where is the second fuse?

in fuse box main, right bottom of steering column... radio slot... check.

whats the other?

thanks in advance
 

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probably the ciggy lighter fuse just put a good fuse in each hole
 

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fuse 17 i think from mem
so far, yes, i have yet to find anything on the car that does not work, aside from the stereo.

its been months since i blew the alternator, and only now ive decided to put a radio in, six months later, i drive the car five minutes a day on average.

my question is this:

where is the second fuse?

in fuse box main, right bottom of steering column... radio slot... check.

whats the other?

thanks in advance
 

justbad4you

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yeah the radio has 2 fuses, 7.5amp one and another one somewhere just ttake the kick panel off and there should be a chart underneath
isit fuse 17(one of them) nathan?
 

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yep something higher up but i don't think its 17, 17 is like air bag or something.
im half alseep? 11? dont go look lol ill have a look see in the morning lol.(talk about a fast reply)superman dont move as fast as you lol cheeers
 
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