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04 Liberty 3.7 v6 I put battery cables on reversed. blew fuses for interior lighting and fried alternator. I have replaced these now but the battery is low and will not charge. I started the car with a boost but it would not run properly

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Their is additional electrical damage. You could have done as little damage as blowing the main fuse 100amp or so, or there can be major damage such as destroying computer related components. This is a complex problem an you will have to have access to a computer scanner that can read live data which will require you to be familiar with engine sensors and electrical components. I do not recommend you tackle this yourself unless you have some level of automotive technical training.

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