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1998 ford escort zx2 electrical issue

Acidentally reversed ground and positive during a jump. Now remote won't work, fan switch, radio, remote trunk release. All other important lights, signals OK. How do I fix? What do I look for? Thanks

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You need to start checking all your fuses under your dash and under your hood. You are also going to need to look for all the inline fuses and make sure they are ok. Also you are going to want to look for any burnt wires. This is a lengthy process due to the fact that you want to make sure EVERYTHING is in proper working condition and also check the fuse boxes to make sure that none of there pins are shot.

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SECTION 412-04: Control Components 2000 Escort Workshop Manual REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Procedure revision date: 08/04/1999
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