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My car was jumped wrong (the guy placed the positive in the negative) which caused a bunch of fuses to blow up. My mechanic changed all the burnt fuses, but now i have a problem that i can't figure out.
Everytime i attempt to open the trunk whether it's through directly pressing on the button or using the remote, it burns the central door lock fuse!!

The alternator is fine, the battery is new! The dealership thinks i need to change the trunk's latch! I don't think that's what's causeing the short circuit!!
Any suggestions what else to look into?
 

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My car was jumped wrong (the guy placed the positive in the negative) which caused a bunch of fuses to blow up. My mechanic changed all the burnt fuses, but now i have a problem that i can't figure out.
Everytime i attempt to open the trunk whether it's through directly pressing on the button or using the remote, it burns the central door lock fuse!!

The alternator is fine, the battery is new! The dealership thinks i need to change the trunk's latch! I don't think that's what's causeing the short circuit!!
Any suggestions what else to look into?
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Indeed. They need to ohm out the line from the front of the car back to the latch. If it's looking like zero, then they need to ohm out the latch solenoid to see if it's that or the wiring in between. In fact, since it's easier, I'd probably start with the solenoid. However, you'll be lucky if that's the only failure you're encountering, and the reverse jump should have had nothing to do with a bad hatch solenoid.

Meanwhile, let's talk about your jump start. Who is this "guy" you mention? If it was a 'pro' tow service or similar, the $ for this project should be on them. Reversed polarity jump starting is just plain stupid.
 
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