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DEAD CAR - REVERSED JUMPER BOX CABLES!#@%^!! HELP!

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ScottAdams
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Vehicle: 2008 Mercury Montego

DEAD CAR - REVERSED JUMPER BOX CABLES!#@%^!! HELP!

Post by ScottAdams » Fri Jan 03, 2020 1:28 pm

Stupid Me! 2008 Mercury Montego, 3.0 auto. Was attempting to check charging output with my new jumper box. It tells alternator output. Car was running & put jumper box cables REVERSED! Car died and wont start. I can not find blown fuse. Interior accessories still work. When turn the ignition, nothing clicks or turns over. I hear slight clunk from rear which I think is fuel pump. Nothing else. Have tried to do a reset & security reset, still nothing. I am wondering about starter solenoid or the PCM? I need direction. I do not have diagnostic equipment. Thanks.


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