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So it all started with a battery put on backwards it fried my locking system and some fuses, but now about a week later it snows and my car won't start. I initially think it's the battery so i jump it, it starts up moments later it dies, and no response from any electrical. I put new battery in it nothing, new terminals then it starts up... This time! check engine light is blinking it dies no response....! I have not a clue i need help.
 

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@Subiforesterguy I see you're new to the forum, so welcome to the forum from Oregon! :biggrin:

Normally, from past forum posts I've seen, when a battery is jumped with the +/- reversed, the main fuse will blow, SBF-1. Once that fuse is replaced, everything is back to normal.

I would think hooking the battery, +/- reversed would be the same. :confused:

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So it all started with a battery put on backwards it fried my locking system and some fuses, but now about a week later it snows and my car won't start. I initially think it's the battery so i jump it, it starts up moments later it dies, and no response from any electrical. I put new battery in it nothing, new terminals then it starts up... This time! check engine light is blinking it dies no response....! I have not a clue i need help.
I'll address the white elephant in the room.
Sooooo, how did the battery get installed backwards???
 
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