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WAS TRYING to jump car 74 el camino cable + came off t the -

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WAS TRYING to jump car 74 el camino cable + came off hit the - cable shorted out system no lights or anything else what is the cause
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Don 'Mo Lurch' replied 1 year ago.

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Greetings...... “Hi, I’m Don (aka MOLurch) and I look forward to helping you!”
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Check at the Starter Solenoid on the Starter.
Apprx 6 - 8 inches up the wires that go to the Starter Solenoid (not the Battery + Cable)
See if there are a couple of "Fuseable Links"
They may be clear, black, orange, etc.
They are "inline" in the wires that go up & into the Firewall to the Fuse Box
You need to test "both sides" of the Fuseable Links to see if they are bad.
With the Battery connected "carefully" pierce the wire on "both sides" of the Fuseable Link to see if there is Voltage + on "both sides"

Let me know what you find

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Expert:  Don 'Mo Lurch' replied 1 year ago.

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