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Car would not start. Mech stated had a fuel pump

Car would not start. Mechanic stated fuel pump problem. Spent $400 to fix with new pump. Fuse box was VERY hot. First mechanic switched around fuses. Wipers stayed on and would not stop. Same problem with starting (fuel pump again). Spent $200 to correct installation with second mechanic. Second mechanic switched around fuses. Led to multiple problems: windshield wipers do not work at all, cruise control does not work, dashboard lights sem to flicker and dim, sometimes turn signals ddo not respond, horn very low, driver's side headlight and parking lamps are very dim and flicker. Now car having same starting problems. Seems like same problem as before with original fuel pump issues. Mechanic fiddled with VERY hot fuse box and it started right up. Second mech states electrical problem. Have a third electrical mechanic on his way. What should he target?

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Sound as a grounded B+ wire (voltage supply), sorry but need a good honest electrician, he might need to tear down electrical harness to trace, find and repair if possible grounded wires, hope is not too much damaged

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