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Placed battery backwards

What will happen to the circuit? did i fry all of it so that now my only option is to either spend thousands of dollars to fix it or get a new car? or is this year car and model designed to blow the fuses first to prevent more serious problems? My car wont start at all even with the battery in the right way and nothing works except the dashboard, wipers, headlights.

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  • dkromin Jun 06, 2010

    im not sure exactly, the fuse box next to battery has little different colored chips, hard to take out, but from the looks of the 40 (which is 3 of them) most look good still, shiny

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Check fuse 40 ,this is 100amp,located fuse box in front of battery

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