TOW TRUCK DRIVER ACCIDENTLY CONNECTED JUMPER ...

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  • Anonymous
  • 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee
  • 57,000 miles

Tow truck driver accidently connected jumper cables backwrads on my car. I saw smoking and he switched them immediately. My mechanics replaced my battery, but now are saying the regulator inside the alternator needs to be replaced, but they are not 100% if this was caused by the reversed polarity from the tow truck driver.

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 AT 9:29 PM

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  • saturntech9
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Was the alternator charging before the jump start?Alot of things can be damged from a reverse jump.

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Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 AT 9:42 PM

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