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SHORTED OUT MY ELECTRICAL SYSTEM?

WAS CHANGING MY SUBS AND AMP WHEN I TOUCHED SOMETHING CAUSING A SPARK, MY ABS, BRAKE AND CHECK ENGINE LIGHTS ARE ON KNOW AND MY RADIO DOES NOT WORK. I KNOW WOW. I AM THINKING THAT I NEED TO GET MY ELECTRICAL SYSTEM RESET COULD THIS BE THE CASE?

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CHECK THE MAIN FUSE LINK NEAR BATTERY AND WORK YOUR WAY BACK. TOUCHING THE AMPS POWER CABLE TO ANY GROUND SENDS A 12 VOLT SPIKE THROUGH THE ENTIRE CAR. HARD TO SAY WHICH SYSTEMS COULD OF HAD A REACTION FROM THE SURGE OF POWER. ALWAYS PUT A FUSE WITHIN 1 FOOT OF BATTERY POSITIVE SIDE.

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