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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 02-20-05, 08:50 AM Thread Starter
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No power

I have an 86 bronco. I was trying to jump the battery and smoke poured from my solenoid area. After it threw sparks and smoked I realized that the positive battery cable was black and the negative was red. So I fried something, but have no idea what. Now I don't have any electric power at all. The only reaction I get from the battery is if i jump the solenoid. Otherwise I have absolutely nothing. Has anyone done this or know exactly what I could look at?? Thanx for all the help

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I didn't pay attention to detail and I hooked up the jumper cables backwards. Is it true that if jumping the solenoid will crank the motor than the solenoid is still good??
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