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Offline PaulReynolds

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Hello...HELP
« on: August 13, 2013, 10:49:40 am »
Hello my name is Paul and im from Manchester, Had my Abarth 500 for couple of month now and love it, Apart from the fact it broke down yesterday  >:( >:( >:(   Turns out that the negative battery connector has corroded away!! Has this happened to anyone else? £45 for a new one 

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    Offline GTMartin

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    Re: Hello...HELP
    « Reply #1 on: August 13, 2013, 10:59:17 am »
    Hi Paul and welcome. Not heard the battery terminal corroding away, I would not have thought the cars were old enough to suffer from this, unless there was an acid spill. At the annual service our dealer put loads of coppa slip grease on the terminal, so maybe they need a bit of maintenance.

    Offline PaulReynolds

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    Re: Hello...HELP
    « Reply #2 on: August 13, 2013, 11:17:13 am »
    Had a mechanic look at it last night and he said it shouldn't of happened, the battery is full of sh*t 

    Offline smurfette

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    Re: Hello...HELP
    « Reply #3 on: August 14, 2013, 08:21:35 am »
    Hello  :wave: Sorry to hear about your battery problem. Hopefully it will be sorted soon and you will be back to enjoying your car  :)

     

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