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Went to jump car battrey from cold. hooked cables up wrong on car. now i have nothing but trunk light,door light and over head light . no lights on dashboard--nothing.

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  • jcbbmoore Dec 22, 2008

    thanks for responding. there was a third fuse box i just found. there was a bad fuse.

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Start with the fuse box and a new battery if you haven't already got one installed. Does it run?

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