I installed a battery in backwards in a 2000 land rover discovery 2 The horn honked before I was able to remove battery terminal. Now car won't. Starter will not turn. Dash board lights still work. What did I blow out?

Asked by Mar 28, 2013 at 02:44 PM about the 2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4 Dr STD AWD SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

5 Answers


Probably the main fuse off the battery.

3 of 3 people found this helpful.

Did the battery survive? you might consider a load test to see if it has any guts left. then chargereee~

2 of 2 people found this helpful.

the alternator has six diodes that do not like to be reversed...they may be okay....crossin' my fingers-

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

you have also run the risk of blowing the ecu

R6 in under hood box. click the image to see it

5 of 5 people found this helpful.
Best Answer Mark helpful

Your Answer

Discovery Series II

Looking for a Used Discovery Series II in your area?

CarGurus has 57 nationwide Discovery Series II listings and the tools to find you a great deal.


Land Rover Discovery Series II Experts

  • #1
    Lars Cats
  • #2
  • #3
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Land Rover Discovery
4 Great Deals out of 1,990 listings starting at $50,775
Used Land Rover Range Rover
72 Great Deals out of 4,283 listings starting at $4,500
Used Toyota Land Cruiser
12 Great Deals out of 1,034 listings starting at $5,999
Used Mercedes-Benz G-Class
8 Great Deals out of 959 listings starting at $19,980
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
828 Great Deals out of 42,175 listings starting at $1,987

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.