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

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Probably the main fuse off the battery.

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

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

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you have also run the risk of blowing the ecu

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

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