Changed water pump

Tiny
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  • 1989 TOYOTA COROLLA
  • 128,000 MILES
Changed water pump. Car wont start. I arcd out alt hot wire. Would that cause it not to crank over. Battery and starter are new. Ran fine till then.
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Monday, January 21st, 2013 AT 11:48 PM

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Tiny
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Yes, you may have blown one of the main fuses in the power distribution box.
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Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 AT 12:17 AM
Tiny
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Is that the box connected to pos term on battery
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Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 AT 12:30 AM
Tiny
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Yes, it should have a lead to the battery.
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Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 AT 12:32 AM
Tiny
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There is a box connected to the terminal with a 30 and 80 amp fuse in it. Tried to get them out. Couldn't. It has ami/30 and 80
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Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 AT 12:37 AM
Tiny
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They may be bolted in.
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Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 AT 12:41 AM
Tiny
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They are. Have an ohm meter. How can they be tested without unbolting them?
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Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 AT 12:45 AM
Tiny
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If you can access both terminals, test for power on both of them.
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Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 AT 12:47 AM
Tiny
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To mean both sides of the fuse.
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Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 AT 12:48 AM
Tiny
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1 I can see has a connection in the fuse itself. The other looks like the the hairlike connection is gone?
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Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 AT 12:57 AM
Tiny
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Would my local auto parts store have that fuse?
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Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 AT 1:30 AM
Tiny
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They should have it.
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Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 AT 1:32 AM

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