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What is wrong if a car stereo and radio and car charger were working when you left the car but when you came back it wouldn't turn on?


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2006-06-25 00:44:02
2006-06-25 00:44:02

If the charger was hooked up backwards, it would have drained the battery.


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So I have a 04 tacoma and one night i plugged my car charger into my ciggarette lighter and the stereo stopped working. The lights for the ashtray and the lights that illuminate the temp control knobs still work just not the CD player/radio... I had a CD in the radio and was able to press eject and it came right out... Did I short a circuit? Is the stereo dead? Can I fix it myself? Where and how much? Someone please help!!!

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