4567RE: [bmw e28] Re: Need Help!!!!!
- Jul 8, 2006The standard rule is connect the positive cable first, then the negative.-Dave RuizIf you plant poison ivy, you won't harvest strawberries. - William Stephens When I die, I want to die like my grandfather-- who died peacefully in his sleep. Not screaming like all the passengers in his car."--Author Unknown
To: bmwe28@...: bimmernutjob@...: Sat, 8 Jul 2006 10:57:44 +0000Subject: [bmw e28] Re: Need Help!!!!!If I remember correctly,battery connection order has to due with minmizing spark/s near battery.I just can't remember the order.Bosch alternators can sometimes be given a new lease, by changing brush/voltage regulator kit. I've been doing it for years on volvos. Not to get to far off track, but unlike e28 bmw's, volvos of same vintage never had a problem with poorly designed alternator brackets.best regards, otto --- In bmwe28@..., Brett Peavey <pv9@y...> wrote:>> i have never disconnected or connected in any order,> taht i can recall...but normally a bad ground would> not drain your battery. if you have been driving the> car daily, then i would recommend having the> alternator looked at, alts are relatively inexpensive.> also make sure that you have the right battery,> discount auto parts tried to give me a battery for an> e34 when i drive an e28. they almost forced it in my> cart. it was the wrong battery and i kept having to> jump the car. it would just die, didnt have enough> balls to push the starter. the battery looked like> the old one but it wasnt. you can upgrade your> ground...it could only help but that isnt the source> of your problem> > --- bimmernutjob <bimmernutjob@y...> wrote:> > > sorry to sound like school teacher, but i believe> > > > there is a correct order as to which post you> > connect first and, also a correct oder for > > disconnection, eh? .....help me out gentlemen...?> > > > > > --- In bmwe28@..., "kala2715"> > <kala2715@y...> wrote:> > >> > > I got new battery and I still can't keep a> > charge... I have had the > > > battery and the altenator; they're both in working> > condition. Someone > > > had said to check for a bad round....How do I do> > that????> > > > > > > > > Kala > > > Kansas City> > >> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Brett Peavey> Microwave Component Sources > Ph. 904.721.3711> Fax. 904-721-3714> Cell. 904.210.6573> PV9@Y...> www.microwavecomponentsources.com> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > __________________________________________________> Do You Yahoo!?> Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around > http://mail.yahoo.com>
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