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Asked by Aug 08, 2016 at 10:28 PM about the 1994 Mercury Cougar 2 Dr XR7 Coupe

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Hooked battery up backwards and now the car wont start

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Sounds like you fried the computer. But before condemning the computer check all your fuses. You can also spray a little starting fluid down the throttle body. If it'll run a few seconds on the starting fluid it's a fuel problem. If not, it's an ignition problem. HTH. -Jim

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