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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-29-2018, 08:08 PM Thread Starter
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Bird getting no power

Just put motor back in car, carefully wired back up but car is getting No power. When I first hooked up battery the alternator wire did spark due to it sitting on metal. It popped pretty good. What would be the first thing to check?
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-30-2018, 01:33 AM
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Look at the black fuse box next to the battery. There's a separate compartment on the side that says MEGAFUSE. You blew the megafuse.
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Nothing says "OOPS!!" like blowing a 175 Amp fuse.


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I did it on my Toyota. An NOS line too close to the battery, well you know the rest! Welded the two NOS lines together in one spot!

Since then, I always make sure the positive terminal has a cover on it. Negative too, but that's OCD.

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