wrong installment of battery

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Asked by May 15, 2008 at 10:29 PM about the 2000 Toyota Celica GTS Hatchback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

when replacing my battery i accidently put the positive on the negitive side and vice versa. now when i start my car, the gagues, ac, radio, brake lights etc do not work. only what runs on direct power headlights, dome lights, hazards work. what could be my problem if my car starts?

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965

what your gonna have to do is replace your main fuse.. it's bolted to the bottom of your fuse box under the hood, not too hard to do, seen this a few times just make sure you replace the main fuse.. it's the big one thanks for playing

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is it the 120a fuse? the only one that is bolted in the fuse and relay box right?

965

yep thats the one replace that and you should be all good

25

one last question man sorry to bother you, is the toyota dealer the only one that carry's these fuses? because my local pep boys, auto zone, and napa only carry up to 60a

965

yea only the dealership, anytime i've seen them changed at my shop we've had to order it from a dealership

25

thanks a million bro. i have been stressin thinking that i would have to go to a electrical expert. but now i see the net is where truly the experts are. thanks!!

965

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