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I have a rx7. 1981. When we went to jump it one day the

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I have a rx7. 1981. When we went to jump it one day the positive got
Connected to the negative and vice
Versa. Now nothing. No power. But if you
Take a wire From the fuses and hook to battery I have wipers and lights. Please
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Mazda
Expert:  gomi_otaku replied 2 years ago.

It sounds like the main cable from the battery to the fuse panel may be a fusible link- disconnect it at both ends and check for continuity through it. There will likely be section that is spliced into it that is the fusible link portion. I don't know why they didn't just use a fuse instead of something hidden in the wiring.