BATTERY CABLES GOT SWAPPED AND WONT START

  • Tiny
  • koolbeans22`
  • 2003 Mazda MPV

I have a 2003 mazda mpv. The battery was replaced but the positive was put on the negative and vice versa, now the car want crank? I found 3 abs fuses blown, how can I find out what blew the fuses?

Saturday, June 25th, 2011 AT 2:03 PM

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  • Tiny
  • KHLow2008
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Reversly connecting the battery terminals would blow the fuses.

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Saturday, June 25th, 2011 AT 9:13 PM
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  • rasmataz
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The overload caused the fuses to blow-

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Saturday, June 25th, 2011 AT 9:26 PM
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  • koolbeans22`
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We replaced the abs fuse and it blows the new one? How can we find a short in the abs circuit?

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Monday, June 27th, 2011 AT 3:56 AM
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  • rasmataz
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If you don't have an electrical experience it can be a nightmare to find it-try disconnecting wiring connector from the ABS unit one at a time and see what connector doesn't blow the fuse.

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Monday, June 27th, 2011 AT 5:42 AM

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