why does my car smokes from the dashboard when I start it? on 1990 Lincoln Mark VII

my friend tried to jump my car the other day and smoke came from the dashboard.the jumper cables were on right and everything? what do you think it is?

by in Coventry, CT on August 23, 2009
1 answer
ANSWER by on August 24, 2009
If the smoke was from an electrical problem, then you'll need to get the vehicle inspected. Once the wiring smokes it is no longer good and needs to be repaired or replaced. The important thing to determine is why this happened, if the problem is bad enough the car can catch on fire, so get it checked out soon!