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Car won't start

Battery was hookup backward for 2 second by accident start getting burning smell replace the battery & the alternator, won't start but will start if i jump it but soon as i disconnect the jumper cable it cuts off the connection seem to be tight. Is it the wires or something else burn up on it? please help.

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You need to Trace the Negative and Positive Battery cables all the way back to the other ends. Possibly just replace them both Just too be careful. This will short out the Cables very Rapidly.

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