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Gary, Australia Car Mechanic
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Vy ss ute 02 hooked up battery to jump start wrong way..

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vy ss ute 02
hooked up battery to jump start wrong way.. only for a split second and sparked... instantly removed and put right way around(keys wer in ignitionbut not turned on)
jump started fine drove for an hour or so after no issue ..
parked it up for a week then when I tried to turn on next on certain dash lights com on but only very quickly flash then theres no power at all and ignition relay under dash makes a flickering noise when turning over..
put brand new battery in and replaced all fuses and relays what I thought needed and still exactly the same?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Australia Car
Expert:  Gary replied 1 year ago.

Hi Darren,

Have you checked all fuses under the bonnet and under the steering column trim?

Is the flickering noise you hear above the accelerator pedal?

I am surprised it has not blown a big fuse or the body control module BCM.


Expert:  Gary replied 1 year ago.

Hi Darren,

Do you need any further help?

I hope my advice has been of assistance to you.

Kind regards