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ServiceTech, Auto Service Technician
Category: Car
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Experience:  ASE Certified, Ford, Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Mercedes Factory training. Specializing in Thunderbirds
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what happens if you connect the car battery backwards

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connected battery wrong neg to pos, pos to neg know car is acting weird and won't start
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  ServiceTech replied 10 years ago.
You need to check all of your fuses and fuse links, as some of them may have burned out. Hopefully no serious damage was done. Vehicles generally don't like it when you do that, but it happens.