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My battery died on my 1996 BMW Z3 roadster. I bought a new battery. I put it ithe car. Then I hooked up a trickle charger. Now the car won't start. Can anyone help me? Also, how can I tell if a fuse is blown?

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Can i ask why you put a trickle charge on a new battery ? also a trickle charger that is faulty will blow the ecu. its best not to use them on and vehicle from 90's and below as they were not designed to take them. modern cars have overloaders inbuilt into the ecu so lighting strikes etc don't do any damage and the engine will run on.

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