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96 xr6 battery reversed ,now will not start.. after being jumped started the wrong way round by towing co..Blew 100amp main fuse..Fitted with SMARTLOCK which fashes when trying too start.

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Jump the car started then disconect the negative from the battery if the car dies then your alternator is no good.but if it dos't then your battery is not holding charge and how old is your battery or check the fuse under the hood see if the fuse for the alternator is good. if you do not know wich one it is just get a tester
and test all the battery by hooking you tester to the negative port and check the fuses. let me know if this helped you thank you www. loseparts.com

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