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Car wont turn over, no radio, nothing

My battery went dead. In a hurry, I made the terrible mistake of hooking up the jumper cables backwards to my battery. I did not realize this until after the car jumping me had been running several minutes. now my car will not turn over at all. the only thing that will come on are my headlights. my battery is fine and all my fuses are ok. Did I wreck my electrical system?

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For me it was the starter motor that got fried which was lucky because it was only 100 pounds or so to get fixed but it depends how long the jumper was connected for. If, when you try to start the car and it just makes this clicking noise and then nothing else it will probably be the same problem.

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    For me it was the starter motor that got fried which was lucky because it was only 100 pounds or so to get fixed but it depends how long the jumper was connected for. If, when you try to start the car and it just makes this clicking noise and then nothing else it will probably be the same problem.

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Try the battery or the alternator

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