Car Fuses and Wiring
Mercury Cougar
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Just Changed starter on 2000 mercury cougar and now the alarm and door lock fuse keeps popping?

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01/16/2008

Check and make sure that you did not swap the negative and positive on the starter. The starter is the only part on you car that does not have fuse protection and will cause a backfeed of current when starting and could cause any number of things to go wrong with your fuse system.