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Old 06-06-2005, 09:11 AM   #1
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Default what will happen if you hook up jumper cables wrong??

i have a da teg and the bat. was dead so i had a friend pull up his car to jump start mine well put the cables on my bat. and when i went to put the other end of the cables on his car there was a spark(from his bat) i looked at my car and the wires were on wrong (neg. on pos.) and when i corrected the issue the car still will not start....... so what happenend i need to know if i have another problem or if the cable situation will cause a car to not start up????? thanks for any help Click the image to open in full size.
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Check the fusable links in the engine compartment. After that check ALL the fuses to make sure they are not blown as well.
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Check the fusable links in the engine compartment. After that check ALL the fuses to make sure they are not blown as well.
thanks! now could this cause anything major to the car? or will it just blow a fuse???
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could be major problem, depends on your luck.

Lucky your battery didn't explode and you are here standing.
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usually its the fusable links in the fusebox in he engine bay
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could be major problem, depends on your luck.

Lucky your battery didn't explode and you are here standing.
damn i hope nothin major..but thats how my luck is(bad)
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usually its the fusable links in the fusebox in he engine bay
man i hope thats all it is...thanks for all the help guys Click the image to open in full size.
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hey i fixed it nothin major happened, and thanks for the help
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