1999 series 1 VT commodore 3.8 v6 normal engine. New battery was installed in reverse polarity wound engine a few times

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Customer: 1999 series 1 VT commodore 3.8 v6 normal engine. New battery was installed in reverse polarity wound engine a few times then realised that battery is around the wrong way. Put battery around the right way now car won't start. What is the solution. Axle.
Answered by Vladimir Grodskiy in 15 hours 10 years ago
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Hello Axle and welcome to JustAnswer.
My name is Vladimir.
Unfortuantely, connecting a battery in reverse polarity causing some electronic control modules to fail permanently.
Sometimes just replacing fuses fixes the problem but other times we find fried up engine control modules or other eelctronic modules .
You may need to have your Powertrain Control Module diagnosed to see if it is OK,
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