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I changed my batteries in 05 sl500.... now car will not

Customer Question

i changed my batteries in 05 sl500.... now car will not start... key does nothing.... windows went down and will not go up... fog and brake light are flashing...door lock button is flashing on dash...
JA: Have you checked the fuses? The dashboard bulbs?
Customer: what set of fuses should i start with?
JA: Are you fixing your SL500 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I am.... I replaced the batteries last night, didn't have time to look at it so i unhooked trunk battery to stop lights from flashing. Going out now to look at it
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 24 days ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Lou P. master tech replied 24 days ago.

Hello, my name is***** and i will do my best to assist you.I am going over your story now and will reply back soon with some info,thanks!

Expert:  Lou P. master tech replied 24 days ago.

at any time was a battery hooked up backwards?

just to be certain there are no protective caps on the terminals are there?

Customer: replied 24 days ago.
I pulled all the fuses and put them back none were blown... hooked battery back up car started
Expert:  Lou P. master tech replied 23 days ago.

ok so you are good to go or do you still need help?