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I accdently reversed my battery wires. Sparks flew. I have now hooked them up right, The batterys are good, but the main battery won't get juice to the key to start. The emer. battery wil start it. But the amp gauge stays at 19, it should be closer to 14

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  • johnson9080 Mar 31, 2011

    Thank you, would help me locate the fuse. I checked the fuse boy. Couldn't find anything called Battery link.
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U mean the volt gauge--probly blew fuse on batt link--gauge may have problems or the alternator is overchargin-have it tested

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  • Arnie Burke
    Arnie Burke Apr 03, 2011

    get a manual at parts place or ask a dealer

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