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Alternator + Lead Grounded - Short? 99

I was attempting to crank my 99 3.0 ohv Taurus to get cylinder #1 to TDC and I for got that my alternator was removed and the positive lead was tucked out of the way and most likely grounded to the fender. When I turned the key on I heard a loud pop and everything went dead.

I took out the battery mega fuse on the end of the fuse box under the hood and checked it for continuity with a battery and a light and it was fine. Is there another fuse that would cause everything to be dead or is it much worse than that?

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I was attempting to crank my 99 3.0 ohv Taurus to get cylinder #1 to TDC and I for got that my alternator was removed and the positive lead was tucked out of the way and most likely grounded to the fender. When I turned the key on I heard a loud pop and everything went dead.

I took out the battery mega fuse on the end of the fuse box under the hood and checked it for continuity with a battery and a light and it was fine. Is there another fuse that would cause everything to be dead or is it much worse than that?
Doesn't look like it.



Check all of the fuses in the PDC, more specifically ones related to the Ignition circuit.

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