SHORTED THE BATTERY WITH A WRENCH

  • Tiny
  • nsherida
  • Ford F-350

While tinkering under the hood of my 1986 E350 chassis mo-ho, I dropped a wrench and it landed dead on the backup system battery terminals. It was just there a moment, but inside, everything seems to be dead.
Could I have damaged something seriously, or could it just be a fusible link or something like that
BTW it was NOT running at the time.
Thanx for any help.


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Wednesday, March 7th, 2007 AT 1:30 PM

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  • Tiny
  • bubba_koski
  • Member

Mostly what happens is battery life shortens but id get a fusible link, cause they are the first to go, before anything major.

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Wednesday, March 7th, 2007 AT 4:35 PM
  • Tiny
  • nsherida
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I think there is one, I think I know how to check ti - just for continuity, I suppose.
Thanks for your reply.
NS

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Wednesday, March 7th, 2007 AT 4:52 PM

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