I tried to jump the car off and put the cables on the wrong way what could be wrong the car will not start

Asked by Feb 22, 2015 at 07:05 PM about the 2004 Chrysler Sebring Base Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I put the cables on the wrong way got a spark and some smoke put in a new battery and
the car still will not start is the computer fried or is it a module or a fuse

1 Answer

66,255

Check the fuses first. Start with the underhood fuse box. Look at the big fuses in there first. If everything is ok there than you can check the other fuses but most likely you'll need a new computer (PCM). HTH. -Jim

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • I try to jump a 2004 Chrysler Sebring Convertible but put the cables on the wrong way put in new battery but now it will not start 1 answer

    I tried to jump the car off but I put the cables on the wrong way got some smoke and a spark then I put in a new battery but the car still will not start all of the lights work and the radio works b...

    2004 Chrysler Sebring Base Convertible

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 01 sebring convertible- car wont start and radio wont work please help 91 answers

    have a 2001 sebring convertible . It currently will not start . Not even will you hear it trying to turn over. The radio wont work as well. We thought it was the battery so we tried jump starting the ...

    2001 Chrysler Sebring

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • battery drains..needs jump if it sits too long 50 answers

    I have had this issue for a long time. Never had a diagnostic. Went through 5 batteries. Mechanics cant figure it out. Had the alterator checked. Start right up with a jump. SO frustrating!! Took the ...

    1998 Chrysler Sebring

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • my car will not stay started 4 answers

    when i turn the key it will turn over but it will not start nothing is wrong with my battery

    2006 Chrysler Sebring Touring

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • what is wrong with my car? 7 answers

    I have a 2005 Chrysler Town and Country. The check engine light has been on for a few months, to change an o2 sensor. I brought it in two weekends ago and had it changed out. The light went out for ...

    2005 Chrysler Town & Country Base

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Chrysler Sebring Questions

Chrysler Sebring Experts

#1 Sparky222
Sparky222
Reputation 2,760
#2 Chris Daigle
Chris Daigle
Reputation 1,960
#3 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 1,480
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Mustang
474 Great Deals out of 45,735 listings starting at $1,999
Used Chrysler 300
409 Great Deals out of 19,932 listings starting at $1,000
Used Toyota Camry Solara
39 Great Deals out of 1,442 listings starting at $1,695
Used Honda Accord
812 Great Deals out of 84,287 listings starting at $1,050
Used Chevrolet Malibu
946 Great Deals out of 79,655 listings starting at $1,500
Used Nissan Altima
1,027 Great Deals out of 81,564 listings starting at $1,200
Used Pontiac G6
83 Great Deals out of 4,115 listings starting at $699
Used BMW 3 Series
971 Great Deals out of 31,729 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Impala
520 Great Deals out of 31,726 listings starting at $1,450
Used Chrysler Crossfire
5 Great Deals out of 404 listings starting at $3,850
Used Toyota Camry
998 Great Deals out of 90,917 listings starting at $650

Used Cars For Sale

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.