I just replaced my manual trans and when I was hooking everything up I went to go attach my battery connections. I had the body ground hooked up and went to go attach the engine ground to the negative post, but it slipped and accidentally arced on the positive post. I had smoke coming from the arc and back of my engine. Car has no power at all.
The dome light doesn't come on when the door is opened. I know all my connections are good and my ground for the starter is attached to the trans. What could my issue be? I'm hoping it's a relay or a fuse, not that I fried an ECM. But that being said. The car would still have power right?
Any help would be greatly appreciated. I'm a mechanic myself and I have certifications. But not in electrical yet. I just want to trace my problem down so I can fix it and get her up and running.