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Fuse #19/20A Premium Amp keeps blowing out. Any ideas as to why? Also my radio turns on but won't play anything through speakers. Could this fuse be the reason? Thank You.
 

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When does the fuse open ??

Own a DMM ?

I would disconnect the amps connector and see if the fuse still opens.

Coupe and sedan have amps in different locations.
 

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1. It blew as soon as it made contact. Had the car off.

2. UNsure what that is. I have 2012 HOnda civic coupe ex.

3. Where can i find the amp? Thanks.
 

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1. It blew as soon as it made contact. Had the car off.

2. UNsure what that is. I have 2012 HOnda civic coupe ex.

3. Where can i find the amp? Thanks.
Fuse A19 in the under hood fuse box is a 20 amp fuse that connects directly, via a white wire, to the stereo amp.
In red below is where the amp is located.
Have there been any recent repairs, or mods, done in that area?


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Nope no repairs or mods. Latest thing to happen was battery went flat. Not sure if that would have an impact on the amp. But i'll go have a look.
 

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Nope no repairs or mods. Latest thing to happen was battery went flat. Not sure if that would have an impact on the amp. But i'll go have a look.
Locate the amp and disconnect the connector.
Then try another fuse... if the fuse blows then the wire is shorted somewhere.
If not, then the amp may have failed internally.
I emailed a friend and asked if he's heard of this fuse blowing before. Have not heard back from him yet.
 

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Yea, thanks. Last question Do you think this would be an easy repair for non-mechanical person following guides or something or would it be easier and maybe cheap to take it to a shop?
 

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An electronics tech may luck out and repair the amp....(finding schematic would be a challenge) If any burnt components on PCB there would be no way to identify, but other then that it would just be replacement of complete amplifier assembly, which should be straightforward.
 

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Okay i disconnected it, put in a fuse no blow out, reconnected it and it blew out.
I've not heard of an amp causing that fuse to blow; this may be a first.
Too bad the car has so many miles... have you always had the car serviced at a dealer? If so, you might get Honda customer relations to pay for the repair, or some part of it.
My friend @ Honda said there were no incidences of that fuse blowing.
But there were several complaint where there was no sound, caused by faulty stereo amp.

Here's the P/N for the amp: 39186-TS8-A01
 

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Hi, Im going to attempt to remove amp tomorrow. Do you happen to have a guide/picture or anythign showing what all is connected to the amp. I can take pictures but if you have something official or helpful I would appreciated.
 

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Hi, Im going to attempt to remove amp tomorrow. Do you happen to have a guide/picture or anythign showing what all is connected to the amp. I can take pictures but if you have something official or helpful I would appreciated.
Go to Honda Service Express; spend $10 for one day access.
http://techinfo.honda.com/rjanisis/RJAAI001_000.asp

Sucks not being able to buy a service manual; if you agree call Honda, give them an ear full.
 
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