I accidentally connected the jumper cables wrong for a brief second, and now my radio does not work. I checked the fuse box on the driver side and the radio fuse is not blown. Any ideas? does it sound like i need a brand new head unit?
Re: connected jumpers wrong, radio doesnt work now
There is 2 wires for the stereo. a CONSTANT 12V wire and an ignition wire. make sure theirs power going to both. check all the fuses even accessories fuse. you may need a test light and have to remove the stereo out of the dash to check for power. also check the grounds
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https://www.reddit.com/.../do_not_connect_your_jumper_cables_... RedditOct 25, 2012 - Do not connect your jumper cables backwards or bad bad things ...What I'm trying to say is, does this usually happen when you hook the cables upwrong? ... So basically there is only one way to find out for sure what going to .
it sounds like the bendix on starter is going bad. and it will not kick all the way into fly wheel when starting.remove starter and see if it works properly. Test the starter. Mount the starter in a large vise. Using jumper cables, attach the ground cable from a battery to the starter body and a positive cable to the starter positive post, where the main battery cable attaches. Attach a jumper wire from the solenoid-activator connection. Carefully jumper this wire directly to the starter positive post. The starter should spin firmly, and the starter drive-gear forcefully extend. good-day!
Connecting jumper cables the wrong wat around most likely has damaged electronic components such as a radio and computer. Check the fuse box and replace any blown fuses. If you still have problems then get an auto electrician to fix your car.
A simple way is to take another 12 volt battery and connect it with jumper cables right onto the existing battery connections. Connect positive + to positive and negative - to negative which is parallel wiring. Now remove the connections from the battery you are going to replace without knocking the connections from the donor battery loose. Once you get the new battery installed, simply disconnect the jumper cables. Make sure you connect the cables as described above to keep the voltage at 12 volts and do not connect them in series. Connect them wrong an you will have 24 volts and may damage your electronics. If for some reason you loose the code it is simple to get the code from Honda. Just go to the Honda Owners link below and register your Honda. You will need the VIN # off your car. They will provide the code free of charge.
Hi! I am having the same problem. My brother hooked the jumper cables to the fuse box now all the things that went wrong with your car isn't working in mine! Please help! I have a 2002 GMC envoy. What did you do to your car to make it work again
If my memory serves me, this vehicle has a Body Control Module fitted which takes care of these and many more functions. By connecting the jumper cables incorrectly, this module may have been damaged and will need to be checked and or repaired by qualified persons. The radio may also have been damaged by incorrect jumper cable connection . To be honest, incorrect cable connections can destroy most electronic devices in the blink of an eye and can be very expensive to replace damaged parts.
My advice would be to take the vehicle to a qualified auto electrician and have all the vehicles systems checked including ABS brake systems, Airbag systems etc.