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Just bought a 2013 passion model with 20k miles on it. Currently I have one issue I haven't been able to resolve and want sure if there was more to look at.


The radio doesnt come on, fuse 14 was blown on it, replaced the fuse and still nothing.

It had a small list of issues I've started to correct and this one seems to not have any real signs of why it wouldnt work. I've seen some issues with them not coming on but no real answers.

Iat wiring was ripped off the sensor, which disabled the ac. Fixed that and the ac works now.

Abs has a problem. The traction control light on the dash is on along with the abs light on the side. My scan took didn't come up with and codes.
 

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Check Fuse 11 for the traction control problem. It could be blown, too? Otherwise I guess something more serious may be going on.

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Most generic scanners won't read ABS or TCS lights, it takes a specific scanner, and even then it might be only read with a MB Starr computer.
Also are we talking about a stock radio or an aftermarket radio?? if it was added on, there could be a number of reasons for it not working and that also may be your ABS and TCS problem. Might want to try disconnecting the radio and see if that fixes your lights..
 

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Well I spent some time at my buddies shop going over the codes with his scan took. Went back to my shop and got to work.

Abs fixed. Wires on the chassis side had broke before it got to the actual sensor connection. Soldered it back together and boom fixed.

Radio fixed. All the radio removal help I found online was based off the plain dash. Mines covered so I figured that part out and got it out. Fuse on the back was blown. New fuse and its operating.



Now to mount my push attachment to the front so I can push the race car around at the track.
 

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Look at the ground cable(negitive-black) on your battery. All the shorting out of the systems and blown fuses could be that your car is not grounding the electricity well. Check to see if the battery cables need to be cleaned out or if they appear damaged- change them out and get thicker versions of those cables.
 
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