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‘00 Hyundai Sonata, Battery Installed Backwards

Q: My friend installed the battery backwards in my Ď00 Hyundai Sonata. I changed the fuse right next to the battery. The car runs fine now, but the radio, power locks, clock do not work. I have checked the fuses under the dash so far so good. Any ideas?

- Paul Becerra

A: You need to get back under the hood for an answer. On the driverís side inner fender, just in front of the strut tower youíll see a black plastic box called the Engine Compartment Junction Block. Once you remove the cover, youíll find all kinds of relays and fuses. Inside the junction block, you should see a couple of 30 amp fuses labeled passenger compartment junction block. Itís likely that one of those fuses has failed as well. Hyundai, like many manufacturers will use a fused power distribution block with large fuses to supply electrical power to the smaller circuit fuses found in the passenger compartment fuse block.

 
     
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