My stereo won't cut on

Asked by Sep 01, 2016 at 08:56 AM about the 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My ground touched something and sparked. But no fuses
are blowed and my radio won't turn on

4 Answers

What kind of radio is it?

25,155

Is there a fused link to the radio? Does the radio have an internal circuit breaker or fuse?

I tested the radio it works. But you no grand prix has that special wiring kit, it has some kind of capacitor on it. I'm wondering if that's bad???

4,925

If you got a spark from your ground lead, it probably touched a 12v source and could have easily blown a fuse. Had the radio been operating in the car before this happened or were you just then doing the install?

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Grand Prix

Looking for a Used Grand Prix in your area?

CarGurus has 2,828 nationwide Grand Prix listings starting at $1,991.

ZIP:

Search Pontiac Grand Prix Questions

Pontiac Grand Prix Experts

#1 Js08016
Js08016
Reputation 4,330
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 2,940
#3 munron
munron
Reputation 2,280
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Impala
612 Great Deals out of 35,471 listings starting at $899
Used Pontiac Bonneville
5 Great Deals out of 538 listings starting at $1,799
Used Ford Mustang
683 Great Deals out of 44,980 listings starting at $750
Used Chevrolet Monte Carlo
10 Great Deals out of 1,423 listings starting at $995
Used Pontiac Grand Am
1,142 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Camaro
345 Great Deals out of 31,319 listings starting at $2,500
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,156 Great Deals out of 79,088 listings starting at $2,500
Used Pontiac Firebird
14 Great Deals out of 756 listings starting at $3,490
Used Nissan Maxima
329 Great Deals out of 24,429 listings starting at $800

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.