2004 elantra battery was incorrectly installed. since then i have had battery alternator and a sensor replaced but it still will not run latest is that a wire from battery to alternator may be cooked which wire and how do i replace it help

Asked by Sep 01, 2013 at 05:30 AM about the Hyundai Elantra GT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

battery died friend installed the battery cables reversed now the car will start but not
run it ran normally for a day after a fully charged new battery was installed but does not
seem to be charging had alt checked and replaced no change was told that the battery
and alt checked fine, and that the prob was a wire from battery to alt. i need to know
which wire and how do i replace it

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Check your main fuses, one maybe blown. If it fried a wire then best to leave it with a pro to fix it properly as the harness will have to be cut apart and individual wires will have to be inspected and replaced one at a time if necessary.

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