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Car will not start

I replaced the battery the post where backwards it pop the main fuse replaced with a new battery the car will not start it cranks over fine and will run on starting fluid but not on its own i checked the fuel pump its working is there a reset somewhere

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Check all the fuses inside and outside of car.when you hook up battery backwards it will blow more then one fuse.

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