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Old 09-07-2012, 04:47 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by Stinger9 View Post
Always disconnect the battery before you work on the alternator!

Just the negative (ground) cable will do the trick.
Excellent point! I did my OFHG a couple of weeks ago and got a nice spark when first attempting to disconnect the alternator cable. Fortunately, I didn't fry anything.
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