Feeding Coins into CD Slot Can Cause Blown Fuses on Honda Odyssey

Children feeding coins into the radio's CD slot can cause blown fuses, lights to stay on (both interior and exterior), and can ruin what was once a perfectly good radio.

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Average mileage: 95,400 (35,000–186,000)
13 model years affected: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, more2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012
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2001 Honda Odyssey 186,000 mi,
My daughter fed our cd player some change thinking it was a piggy bank and shorted everything out! My lights were staying on and all kind of malfunctions were happening. We took all the change out, replaced fuses, and put everything back together. Everything works ok now, even the radio but not the cd player.
2004 Honda Odyssey 120,000 mi,
Electrical problems and blown fuses eventually traacked to coins in the radio.
2004 Honda Odyssey 35,000 mi,
Needed to replace the radio entirely the first time, and the clock light stopped working. The second time, the horn kept blowing, they were able to shake out the money and reinstall the radio.
2000 Honda Odyssey 76,000 mi,
had it fixed, but should have just bought a new radio because it wouldn't work when it heated up
2012 Honda Odyssey 60,000 mi,
Driving down the road when i heard something within the stereo bounce around and then it died. The blue display light would just blink. At home, I took the panels off to reach the unit and then pulled out the stereo casing (no overly complicated, took 2 hours total). Inside I found 3 nickels, which had shorted the stereo. Took those out and the stereo worked again but the CD player was done