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96 Miata - 80a fuse is now welded into the holder & car won't start.

96 Miata was on trickle charger during winter so wanted to start several times (on/off) so oil would get to upper end & not starting dry. I started then off then on again & heard a loud bang like gun or backfire. 3 battery cell covers were blown out & acid sprayed around trunk. The 80a fuse is now welded into the holder & car won't start. Funny that the fuse link is not open. Tried pulling fuse with pliers but just breaking plastic of fuse which won't even wiggle. How do you get the fuse out & what is next thing to check? Thanks. PEL

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Replace the fuse box as the fuse is welded in place

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its possibly burned out the ciol spring that gets hot try a new cig lighter insert if phone charger or acc power supply arnt working when pluged in check that the socket has good earth and power to the back of it if it has power to the socket but still not working socket may need replacing u can try cleaning it out so it will make a better conection

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