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Solutions to a battery put in backwards on a 2006 Honda Civic?

I put the battery in backwards on a 2006 honda civic. I know, stupid mistake. Now the the engine won't turn. The lights will not even come on. Is there a fusable link? Could that be blown? Or is the main relay more likely?

Asked By: - 12/18/2010
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The solution is to have the problem professionally taken care of at an automotive electrical shop... More
Answered By: oneiloilokano - 12/20/2010
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large fuse in fuse box under bonnet,fuse sometimes bolted from underneath,if so remove box holding screws and turn upside down to get at them
Answered By: Shirley - 12/18/2010
 
Check your owners manual for the Fusible link. Also you may have blown the Diodes in the alternator? Check all your main fuses with a volt meter. Start at the battery positive post and keep heading upstream reading your volt meter....when the voltage stops..the fusible link is in that location. Check online or a... More
Answered By: goodnused - 12/18/2010
 
Look in fuse box under hood there should be a fusible link, looks like a flat piece of metal, screw at each end. If melted replace, It's in frt. part of fuse box.
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Answered By: Gary - 12/18/2010
 
the alternator is a big potential in that situation. a fuse of any sort should not have been damaged in that situation because the power through them is the same in either direction.
Answered By: mdk68gto, ase certified m tech - 12/18/2010
 
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