What happens to a car when you hook up jumper cables wrong

Published: 18.10.2017

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The blinking rear door dash light could well be a faulty sensor caused by the incorrect wiring. Reversing the jumper cables while attempting to jump-start a vehicle can cause a lot of damage, especially to electronic components, including radios, CD p

When he hooked it up you could hear the pop inside the store. I am assuming that I burned up either one or both links fuseable link? After I made the mistake, I hooked up the cables the proper way, and there was no power at all to my truck.

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You May Also Like Q: Can I connect the black jumper wire to a dead battery's negative terminal? Attached to the positive cable of my truck is what appears to be two fuseable links, with connectors on each end joined together by a few inches of wire. Im not an expert, so take my advice with a grain of salt, but I think I can tackle this question:. Hooking up the battery incorrectly blew the alternator.

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This is not a place to ask for help troubleshooting your vehicles issues. It isn't likely you hurt your starter unless it was engaged when you did the deed, but you may have fried the starter solenoid. Make sure everything is documented and keep your copies of the shop orders. Log in or sign up in seconds.

    1. Rockstar_Camper - 25.10.2017 in 15:11

      Posts need not be automotive related, but must follow rule 1.

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