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My battery was dead this morning as I left all the doors open to dry after washing. We hooked up the battery cables wrong which caused it to spark and the horn to go off. We immediately removed them and put them on correctly. The vehicle will turn over, but won't start. What might be the problem?

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Hi sorry no inglish well use a google translater
mira si tu auto no enciende es muy probable que el fusible que se encuentra dentro de tu auto este quemado por el corte que ocasiono la bateria invertida , destapa la caja de fusible y revisa el que dice bateria o el dibujo de la bateria , si te es dificil de identificar cual es mejor revisa todos a lo mejor quemastes mas de uno replasalo y veras que tu carro ensendera a la perfeccion saludos

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