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I did something stupid....

Hi All,

A while back I had to jump my '92 Alfa Spider, but FORGOT to check the battery terminals, and I connected the little pocket jumper backwards, thereby frying that battery. I've since bought a new battery and the car runs ok, BUT....

1. Turn signal lights don't work
2. Car radio doesn't work (custom radio/CD player installed)
3. Radio antenna does not extend anymore.
4. There may be other electrical affects, but as yet unknown/undiscovered.

I'm hoping this is just a blown fuse(s) issue....I managed to check the fuses, and the one regulating the door alarm & radio circuit is ok, as the door alarm is working. I'll wait until it's dark to check the other fuses regulating lights.....

Is there a possibility of more extreme electrical damage from my IDIOT blunder?

Any help would be appreciated!

JimB in SoCal

Current Cars Owned: 1991 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce!!!!, 2012 Buick Verano
Previous Cars Owned: 1956 Chevy Sedan, 1969 Chevy Caprice Sedan, 1973 Chevy Caprice Sedan, 2000 Saturn S1 Sedan.

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