IM DRIVING A GOLF3 AND THERES A SPARK COMING FROM THE BATTERY WHEN I PUT THE TERMINAL

Tiny
KYLEX COKA
  • 1998 VOLKSWAGEN
  • 78,000 MILES

GOLF 3,1800,1998 MODEL

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Monday, January 30th, 2012 AT 5:39 PM

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Tiny
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Batteries give off explosive hydrogen gas. Sparks are not a good idea near any battery. Check the cable connections to be sure they're clean and tight. If in doubt, visit an auto parts store or your mechanic for advice.

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Monday, January 30th, 2012 AT 5:44 PM
Tiny
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THIS IS A DRAW ON THE BATTERY. SOMETHING IS STAYING ON. CHECK IT BY REMOVING THE NEG. CABLE. THEN HOOK A VOLT METER OR TEST LIGHT FROM THE CABLE TO THE BATTERY. IF ITS SPARKING BAD THAT IS A BIG DRAW. WE CAN START HERE. DISCONNECT THE BATTERY OVERNIGHT TO KEEP IT FROM GOING DEAD.

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Monday, January 30th, 2012 AT 6:05 PM

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