BSI ERROR??

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Hello!

I'm new here in the forum, I am from Denmark and the proud owner of a c3 Pluriel.

I have one problem with the Pluriel, after changing the radio to a Sony, some wires sparked, but no fuses were blown.
After this the roof, boot and radio will not function.

I have a suspicion, that i might be the BSI??

Do any of you have a suggestion on what it might be, and how to solve it?

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Hi Oliver,
some wires sparked, but no fuses were blown.
Did you check the fuses in the engine bay too? - and the hidden, secret ones. Its easier to check these forgotten fuses than mess with the BSI.

have a look here Citroen C3 2002 to 2009 Engine Bay Fuse Box Location to check you have found the other 2 fuse boxes :)
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Thank you for the quick reply!

I have not checked the fusebox in the engine bay.
Is the bsi connected this fusebox?

The manual says not to touch the maxi fuses, any thoughts about that?

The Windows are functioning, so parts of the bsi must be working.

Please help, now it is finally summer in Denmark, and i can't use my Pluriel properly. :-(

BR
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The manual says not to touch the maxi fuses, any thoughts about that?
If you don't want to touch the maxi fuses, then take the car to the dealer, who will do exactly what the instructions by p1darbs describe in the link in the post.

I suggest doing the easy stuff, like checking the maxi fuses and fuses in the engine bay fuse box because its easier and cheaper to do this yourself, first. But if you don't want to do this, then go find a Citroen dealer to do it for you.

If you are convinced you have damaged the BSI (which is foolhardy to assume before checking all the fuses) then get a quote from, say, BBA-Reman or ask Citroen for the cost of a new BSI unit :(

The Windows are functioning, so parts of the bsi must be working.
Um, ok. :?:

Please help, now
I did, and you dismissed it :cry:
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Okay, thank you for you time!
I will try to check the fuses, and I will post if it worked or not.
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Do any of you know, what fuse is connected with the constant power supply for the radio?
If the fuse is in the glovebox or in the engine bay?
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Hi pluriel-DK

The fuse box layout for a 2002 is here
2002 Fuse box layout glovebox (dashboard) diagram - BSI

Its got links to the other fuse boxes too, the ones for other years, both engine bay and glovebox, just match up the one that looks like yours.
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Hi, a quick update.

Today i visited my mechanic, and we found that one of the maxi fuses was blown.
After changing it, the roof and boot worked again :-)

I am still having a little trouble installing the radio, it keeps forgetting the channels.
I have tried the buy an ISO adaptor, and tried switching the red and yellow wire.
But every time I turn the ignition off, the radio powers off and forgets the channels.

Any suggestions?

It seems that my car cuts all the power after 3 minutes, also the 12v that where suppose to be the memory for the radio.

I is a sony radio btw.
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If you re-read the advice in the ICE section it explains that you need to rig up a separate permanant live feed to the radio to keep the memory on the radio powered up.

Count yourself very lucky that all you damaged was a fuse, modern car with sensitive electronics will not tolerate shorts and bad connections, even jump starting them can cause serious damage. JBZ.
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I would have another check of the fusebox under the dash. For the Maxi fuse to blow, any fuses further down the circuit would also blow. There are two fuses for the radio, one for the switched connection so the radio goes off with the ignition and one for the permanent supply.
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