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battery charger put on wrong, what damage can I expect

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Old 10-25-2009, 10:57 PM
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First things first, check the battery fuse in the engine bay fuse box. I think it's 100 amps or something. Make sure all the main fuses are not blown and replace any fuses that are blown. Then try to crank it.
 
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Old 10-26-2009, 09:22 AM
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Try swapping in a different battery. Got any battery? If it doesn't fit the tray, just hook up the cables (the right way, please). Cross your fingers; it's possible you damaged the battery & not the car.
 
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Old 10-26-2009, 05:21 PM
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You more than likely cross polorized that battery and will have to get a new one..Take it to Auto Zone and have it checked out 1st before you do anything else to the car...

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Old 10-28-2009, 09:25 AM
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Originally Posted by jddavis16 View Post
... I was afraid that I may have wiped out the computer.
Well, that CAN happen when you reverse the battery. Good thing it didn't happen this time.
 
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Old 10-28-2009, 12:33 PM
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Originally Posted by jddavis16 View Post
I checked all the fuses and they were ok. Then I jump started it, noticing that all the lite cluster lit up before I cranked it up. Took the battery out and took it to Auto Zone and it tested defective. New battery installed and everything seems to be working. Odd tho, after replacing the battery, I did not have to key in the anti theft code into the radio. Thanks for the input. I was afraid that I may have wiped out the computer.
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