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Old 04-27-2020, 05:01 AM   #21
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If there is any current flowing through the system removing the positive wire will produce a spark. Vapor from a battery is explosive and sparks not good.
Try it some time if you don't believe me. Turn on your parking lights and connect the positive wire and see the spark. Now do it the other way and do the ground. You will see no spark. This is DANGEROUS so please don't do this. Just take my word for it. I can't remember how many times I have read disconnect the negative battery cable before working on your car. It even says if you need to jump start a car hook the negative cable up last.
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Old 05-03-2020, 08:16 AM   #22
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Have a 2020 Passport 199 ml is there a battery disconnect switch somewhere on the unit? (Cant locate one)Or do I just need to install one (If so any recommendations) or Just disconnect the battery leads during storage?
have you looked inside the pass through storage area? my 2020 Outback has the disconnect on the front wall passenger side corner
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Old 05-03-2020, 10:57 AM   #23
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have you looked inside the pass through storage area? my 2020 Outback has the disconnect on the front wall passenger side corner
That factory disconnect you mentioned DOES NOT totally disconnect all drains, your batteries WILL be dead in just a few days if using the factory disconnect.
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Old 05-03-2020, 11:10 AM   #24
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That factory disconnect you mentioned DOES NOT totally disconnect all drains, your batteries WILL be dead in just a few days if using the factory disconnect.
yeah i realize, just wondered if the OP had looked in there
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Old 05-03-2020, 04:52 PM   #25
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Look in any marine supply for the Perko battery disconnect. I had one left over after I sold the boat and I installed it right after the battery, and before the first breaker bus. It kills everything with the twist of the switch. Mine actually has a 4 pole switch. OFF, battery 1, battery 2 or both. Works off of the positive. Put the battery cable from the trailer on the common stud. Then place a short new cable to either of the battery studs on the switch (1 or 2) then attach to the battery. Never come back to a dead battery again.
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Old 05-04-2020, 09:50 AM   #26
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I installed this type in our Mountaineer. I've had one just like it on the hot rod for 25 yrs and never a problem. https://www.amazon.com/Battery-Cutof...9A0CD8A3575B52
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