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Old 06-05-2010, 02:36 PM   #1
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Why would the covering over the battery wirers melt.

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Old 06-05-2010, 04:11 PM   #2
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Are you sure it's not corrosion? Try some baking soda and water followed by a water rinse.

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Old 06-05-2010, 05:42 PM   #3
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Why would the covering over the battery wirers melt.
If it's over the whole length it's due to high fault currents flowing. If it's only at the terminals it's bad connections which cause heat when current flows.
What gauge/diameter wire is it?

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Old 06-05-2010, 09:26 PM   #4
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your wire is shorted, or possibly just way over charging
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Old 06-06-2010, 11:24 AM   #5
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Loose connections cause insulation to fail. Overheating anyone?
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