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my 89 525i died 2 days ago so i put a new battery in it and then the wires running to my alternator went up in smoke so i went out and butted up the wires shrink wrapped them and electrical taped back now its making this sound like the starter doesnt want to actually roll and the windshield wipers are just going crazy and the fuel pump is making noise all when i turn the key to accesories please guys i need some help this is my daily.
 

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Start with disconnecting the battery for at least 15 minutes with the removed battery leads shorted together.
 

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Now recheck as much wiring in the vicinity of the compromised wiring as you can. Shorting wires and smoking them... best take a seat, can go deep into places and cause other wires to all melt together.

After those 15, you're gonna want to get hands on a multi-meter, and test resistance between those battery terminals while still off the battery.
 
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