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CHEVY DOME LIGHTS, CIG LIGHTER, GLOVE BOX LIGHTS

1989 Chevrolet Astro

Electrical problem
1989 Chevy Astro 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 82000 miles

. I was using cig. Lighter heater/defroster and shut it off when the car was not running(i normaly do so while it is still on) something tripped/shorted and now my cig lighter, inside lights, and radio/ radio lights do not work. There is power going to the radio, I can hit the poser button and the speakers get power, but not the radio itself. Also my dome light can be set to an on position with my dimmer wheel/switch, and while I can dim my dash lights still, I can not turn on my dome lights. I have checked my fuses and they are fine. I do not have a second fuse panel that I know of, and am not sure where my circut breakers are, or my inline fuses.
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Southbound
January 6, 2009.




Hi, do you have power at most of the fuses in the fusepanel when the key is in the " on" position?

2CarPros Ken
Jan 7, 2009.
That happened to my van too any ideas

Tiny
Astro girl 1
May 13, 2011.
Its sounds like the fusible link has failed. Please check and get back to us. : -)
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2CarPros Ken
Jul 5, 2011.
You'll find the fusible links at the starter with the main cable.

Wrenchtech
Jul 5, 2011.

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