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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
If you remember you helped me with my wiring and radio a few days ago!
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Toyota Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 1 year ago
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enlighten me i helped allot recently and this is not giving me your profile. what's your question?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Okay well I got a new radio put in and I came and asked you a question because my radio kept shutting off when I turned my headlights on and we fixed the problem. Well now my dash lights and tail lights aren't working and I went to the store and got me some fuses for it. Which are 7.5 and I put them in but now it isn't working when I put my headlights on and it blows the fuse every time I don't know what to do. My car is a 2000 Toyota Echo
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
my speaker on the door of the driver side doesn't work either, I remember you said that the illumination wire is the pink one and to leave it by itself but when I plug it into a black one hanging from the new radio the speaker works but when I put the fuse in for the lights it cuts off
Toyota Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 1 year ago

Ok I suspect that that radio is not compatible for your car. lets go to stage one reinstall all fuses new making sure the new ones are the right amperes for each slot.totally disconnect that radio and try the lights.make sure when you disconnect the radio to tape any bare wires. If the light swork normal get another radio, one that is specific to your car.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I just took the new radio out and put the old one back in, but it doesn't work. Do I match the wires to the same colors?
Toyota Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 1 year ago

correct

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I been connecting them for about almost 2 hours and it still isn't working I made sure like 10 times that they was with the right colors and the old radio still won't turn on
Toyota Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 1 year ago

do you have 12 volts to the power wire at the radio and good ground? if so then the radio diode may be fried.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
How do you know if you have 12 volts?
Toyota Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 1 year ago

do you still have the wire diagram i sent you ? hook up a volt meter to the power wire or test light.

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