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Burned cable under diode 2 at underhood fuse box

I change the battery to an optima batteries and made a shot circuit because there was a metal that touched both terminals while the battery cable was attach to the battery. Fuses from underhood and interior of the car are in perfect conditions, car doesn't starts, when key is turn to start, in the dashboard at the milage display is appears alot of dashes. (---- ----) Before the battery change the car started and ran great. please help.

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Not sure this is the solution..but the same thing happened to me several times over a few month span. After many attempts to fix a number of items (alternator, etc.), I was told that there was a problem with the radio, and that it had to be "factory reset." My local dealer got some kind of code from Ford and fixed the problem. I haven't had a problem for over a year.

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I have a 2004 Mercury Sable which is just like it and recently had this problem. It ended up being the starter solenoid. I hope this helps you!

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no starter relay is always at the fuse relay box at the engine compartment. The relay that you hear is the relay for the accessories to turn off the power during starting position.

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  3. Disconnect the positive battery cables from the underhood fuse block terminals.
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  8. Remove the fuse block(s) and wiring harness lifting up from the base and reposition from the base.

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  10. Remove the nuts from the underhood fuse block base.
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  13. Remove the underhood fuse block lower front terminal positive assurance retainers using a small flat-bladed tool.

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  15. Remove the plastic shields from the battery cable and buss bar terminals, using a small flat-bladed tool to release the clip retainer.

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  21. Remove the fuses from the fuse block(s) to access the buss bar terminal release tabs.

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  23. Remove the buss bar(s) from the fuse block(s) using a terminal releasing tool, and pulling down and out on the buss bar.

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  25. Remove the buss bar(s) from the fuse block(s).

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  27. Release the clip retainers from the underhood fuse block(s) battery cable and buss bar terminals using a small flat-bladed tool.

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