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Volvo 850 is dead after wrong polarity at charging

I tried to jumpstart a bad battery in my Volvo 850, and unfortunately had the polarity wrong. So I guess a blew a fuse or something, so the control lamps do not light up when turning the key on, and even if I have now fully loaded batteries that turn around thje starter motor, nothing happens.
Does anyone knbow what I have to change or what to do ?

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It is possible that you have melted a fuseable link. These are heavy guaged wires coming off the positive battery cable. Their purpose is to protect the electric system in the event of such a case.


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