I direct shorted the battery with a wrench

Tiny
TDOUGLAS
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  • 1999 FORD ESCORT
I was taking my battery out and when I put the ratchet on the positive terminal it sparked and now my car wont start. Any ideas as to why? I might have grounded it out im not sure but it sparked and now when I go to start it it just clicks
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Thursday, January 5th, 2012 AT 2:16 AM

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Tiny
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So the battery is good?Have you checked all fuses?Is anything else inop?
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Thursday, January 5th, 2012 AT 2:44 AM
Tiny
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THE CLICK IS THE STARTER SELONIOD CHECK THE VOLTAGE ON THE STARTER WIRE WHYLL CRANKING.
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Thursday, January 5th, 2012 AT 2:54 AM

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