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Life and all the rest:::: How to change your car battery
Posted at 05.Dec,2005 12:41  Comments 3 / Trackbacks 0 / Like this post!
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Now, this is a different kind of howto. Done after a bad experience. Yesterday, I went to the stadium for some basketball game.

At about 7 pm, when it was time to go home, the van couldn't start. What the heck.

At out 9pm, went and looked for a new battery. Found one, and off I went to replace the battery.

I don't know what happened next. Maybe I was too agitated, or it was dark, but I connected the battery with the polarity reversed.

And I blew the main fuse. dang. So, here's how I should have done it:

  • Take out the bad battery
  • put in the new battery
  • confirm the polarity
  • the connector has two different sizes, the smaller one goes to the -; the bigger one to the +
  • confirm the polarity, again
  • connect the + one first
  • connect the -

that should do it.

Moral of the story: If it's too late, and you're not in the right frame of mind, wait, stop, relax, have a cuppa, or a smoke if you smoke, and do it again later.


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Nuttin

this site didn't help me at all..it was a waste of my damn time..damn bitches gave shity ass instructions!!!!!

Tina  at 11.Oct,2006 02:52
urm -

say what?

kedai  at 11.Oct,2006 09:28
totally

worthless

bub  at 31.May,2007 07:01
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