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My dad tryed to install a new batery backwards not it wont start

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?

No they are not

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Toyota?

2002 camry

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Camry yourself? What have you tried so far?

We checked the fuses and we can see that one labeled alt 100A is blown

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Hello, let me review your request. Please stand by.

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Toyota Mechanic: Gunvir Singh,
 replied 8 months ago

Do the dash lights come on the dash?

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Toyota Mechanic: Gary, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 months ago
Gary
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Hello there,

You have found the problem already.

You need to replace the 100A fuse, then the car should start, if no other fuses are blown.

The 100A fuse doubles as protection for the alternator from reverse polarity.

Gary

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Toyota Mechanic: Gary, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 months ago

Hello again,

Do you need any further help?

I hope my advice has been of assistance to you.

Kind regards

Gary

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