What happens when you hook up jumper cables wrong

User quacktastic69 posted these pictures of the aftermath of a friend's attempt at a jumpstart gone very very wrong.

What happens when you hook up jumper cables wrong

What happens when you Jump Start your car the WRONG WAY!

Have you ever wondered what happens if you switch the Positive and Negative Battery terminal when you jump start your car.

The car then, after fixing cables, started right up but would not go over 25 mph.

What if you hook up jumper cables wrong

Battery Backwards Damage and Fix

Tungsten awl → http://amzn.to/2823DIL Miller screw driver (I love this thing!) → http://amzn.to/1PidF29 Gerber Crucial multi-tool ...

, don't do that, be damned careful with jumper cables, it's possible to cause a battery to explode this way, that ain't pretty, and if it gets acid on you, you will need to get it cleaned off in the worst way.

Jumper cables 101 Disaster

Two people that knew nothing about hot wiring a car... Umm, not a good idea!!! My friends needed help jumping his truck and I ...

Toyota camry le window fails to roll up, but only when it's really hot1can hooking up battery cables incorrectly ruin the throttle body in a 2007 toyota xle v6.

Backwards battery hookup

This video was uploaded from an Android phone.

At least with non computerized vehicles the worst that would happen is the jumper cables would melt!

How to fix the damage when you cross the battery terminals in a modern car

I crossed the battery on my Suzuki Sx4 and I blew the 80 fuse on positive terminal of the battery. Here is a video on how to change ...

Basically anything beyond letting the car as an entire system do what it's supposed to all by itself carries a risk of damage if you do it wrong.

Redneck Puts Jumper Cables on his tongue

Man hooks jumper cables to tongue 12 volts dc Dont try this at home.

, i think the questions you want to be asking are:What is a reasonable price for troubleshooting the problem and replacing the, presumably failed, throttle body?

24V Short Circuit (Incorrect Battery connection)

2 cars, 1 discharged battery. The two batteries accidentally are connected in series (instead of parallel) and short circuited at 24 ...