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reversed polarity

  1. Battery died, got a jump, but the guy who connected the cables reversed polarity for 30 seconds. Switched them, problems ensued.

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    So after we switched the cables, jump was successful, but my dash lit up like a Christmas tree. 4WD, VSS, ABS, Tire light, Check engine all lit. Car ran like shit. Wouldn’t go over 20, won’t go over 2000 rpm with pedal to the floor. Steering wheel jerked out of my hands in the parking lot...