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2008 Corolla: 12 volt..locks, odometer, ac fan, turn signals…

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2008 Corolla - I was...
2008 Corolla - I was installing a 12 volt add on, I accidentally touched the live power wire (red), had a little spark and lost some, but not all functions. fuses look OK. I lost pwr windows, locks, odometer, ac fan, turn signals. I have head lamps and the car starts fine. What did I fry?
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Toyota Mechanic: Kiatech, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 years ago
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
I checked that (I think it is the one you are referring to), and it looked OK. What I ended up doing is running a separate wire from the hot wire I originally touched direct to the battery (with a 20A in line fuse) and sent the car to the dealer...I know it is a tough question to ask on here, but I was desperate and hopeful for an "obvious" explanation. There are very few "obvious" explanations when it comes to electrical once you get past checking the fuses. Thanks anyway.
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