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Had a quick and almost harsh reminder today to double check everything.

Was in the middle of installing a Deka battery today and when connecting the negative terminal it created a huge arc that melted part of the terminal...oh ****!

Turns out, the factory had placed the red terminal cover over the negative terminal. I know i definitely should have verified the terminals myself but in my haste I just trusted the cover.

Luckily, a radio fuse and an ECU fuse later nothing seems to be worse for the wear. Whew.
 

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I learned this on one my camping trailer last week. Ended up blowing the 40 Amp reverse polarity fuse and the 30 Amp electric jack fuse, and that's it.

Great reminder to slow down and look at everything!

--Phillip
 
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