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Old 11-04-2008, 02:48 PM   #11
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NOT FUNNY JEEKS!
I'm trying not to blow up the garage here!!!!!
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Old 11-04-2008, 02:49 PM   #12
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squzie, pull the black clip first, then the red. then tap them together for cool sparks!!!

j/k. don't mess around with it. it's just as easy to pull the plug to the charger, then disconnect the leads on the batteries. you may get a small spark when pulling the ac cord because it's drawing a load at the time, but it's pretty safe. the worst you'll do is get a small black mark on the outlet or blow a breaker.
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Old 11-04-2008, 02:50 PM   #13
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Yes, but, let someone else tell you, lol a man. to make sure.
Yea, you want to take the "man's" advice so if he is wrong... then you can blame them!
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Old 11-04-2008, 02:51 PM   #14
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I should just stick to knitting needles it doesn't matter which one's first....
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Old 11-04-2008, 02:54 PM   #15
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I should just stick to knitting needles it doesn't matter which one's first....
that depends on if you are on knit or purl
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Old 11-04-2008, 02:56 PM   #16
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Once you unplug the charger, it makes no difference which you disconnect first.

If the charger is plugged in, I prefer to take the black (or negative or ground) off first. The reason is that if you accidently touch metal on the car, you should be safe. If you take red (posative) off and accidentally touch metal, you could damage something.

HTH

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P. S. If the battery is really dead, throw a tarp over the whole thing and keep charging.
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Old 11-04-2008, 02:57 PM   #17
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I would pull the plug from the socket. Then disconnect the leads. If you can put the battery under the hood, I doubt that enough rain would hit it to matter. I would never move a battery while being charged. They generate a flammeable gas, and it can be ignited by a charger spark. If you reconnect the charger, reverse the procedure, connect the leads, then plug in the charger.
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the battery is still in the car....
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SQ - I hope that you are ok and have the issue resolved.

Sattie - 5 yard penalty for man bashing Lol

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