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My boy put a power inverter into the rear 12v power outlet in my 2007 vw new beetle. The tip of the power inverter came off and a metal rod fell in. My boy said he saw sparks. I got the rod out. The 12v power outlets no longer work.
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Hi Welcome to just Answer.It is hard for anyone to say what went wrong in these circumstances. There is a fuse somewhere on this unit. It might have blown now. What actually happened on the inside where the rod fell is anyone's guess.I know this is not much of a answer but there is not much more I can suggest.Greetings,Martin
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