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Unhooked the right rear window electrical harness, now car wont s

Start. Whe I was hooking the harness back up, the radio shorted in and out. now the power windos locks seats dont work, the car wont turn over, the horn doesn't work. The interior and exterior lights work.

What did I do, how can I fix it (2001 Buick Lesabre)

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  • solofreezer Apr 21, 2009

    honeymokey,



    thanks for the advice. I checked all the fuses, they were fine. It ended up being my battery was low. I jumped it and all is well.



    Thanks

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Check all fuses and clean battery cables

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