Bad Boost

Tiny
BILL IN BC
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I am working on a 1988 motorhome on a ford chassis. When it was being boosted the battery was hooked up backwards. Now when we start it the engine dies as soon as we disconnected the boosting battery. I have checked some of the fusible links and they seem fine. What else should I be looking for? :Cry:

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Thursday, March 22nd, 2007 AT 4:54 AM

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Tiny
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Check any and all fuses. But if it dies when you disconnect the other battery i'd be leaning towards the alternator. Might have fried some of the components inside there.

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Thursday, March 22nd, 2007 AT 6:18 PM
Tiny
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More than likley it is a fried alt. But try dissconcting the cables and reconnecting them.

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Thursday, March 22nd, 2007 AT 7:34 PM
Tiny
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Yes, it was the Alternator. Thanks for the input Guys. :D

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Friday, March 23rd, 2007 AT 3:44 AM

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