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I have a question about where I'm not getting power. I was changing the trans on my 01 tiburon and when I was putting the battery connections back on I accidentally arced engine ground to the positive

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    Elliott Huizar May 05, 2017

    The body ground was attached on the negative and I had smoke come from behind the engine.


    Here's what I checked and verified.
    - Starter is still in working condition.
    - ECM is good.
    - All my power and ground wires are hooked up.
    - Ignition switch isn't fried.
    - relays and fuses in the power distribution center are all ok.

    After checking and probing every 3" of wire on main wires with my power probe i still don't have power. Where am I losing it?

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