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I have a dead short somewhere in the dome light - radio

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i have a dead short somewhere in the dome light - radio
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Toyota Mechanic: Ted Ritter, Toyota Master Tech replied 7 months ago
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hello, thanks doe posting , if there is a short then a fuse must be blowing, which fuse is it?

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Toyota Mechanic: Ted Ritter, Toyota Master Tech replied 7 months ago

d​o you have a DVOM? Or something to check voltage and resistance?

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