UPDATE: JUMP START WRONG POLARITY!1

1999 Ford Escort

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mur19

April, 6, 2012 AT 3:34 PM

I was recently jump started and the guy hooked up the battery wrong, reversed polarity, and it blew the 100 amp main fuse. I replaced the fuse. All of them and the car runs fine except. It will not go back into gear unless a use a screw driver in the reset spot to the right of the shifter, however it does work each time I do this. Also the turn signals both do not work (hazards do thou) and the speedometer also doesn't work? The car is a 1999 ford escort, where do I go from here?


update: I have checked all the fuses I could find (under the steering wheel and under the hood by the battery -where the main fuses are) and replaced all of them. Is there any other place where more can be? Brake lights work and the fuses are also good?Help?

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Wrenchtech

April, 6, 2012 AT 4:10 PM

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mur19

April, 6, 2012 AT 4:15 PM

I have checked all the fuses I could find (under the steering wheel and under the hood by the battery -where the main fuses are) and replaced all of them. Is there any other place where more can be? Brake lights work and the fuses are also good?Help?

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