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New battery on 1.2 Corsa 55 plate. When connected there are

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New battery on 1.2 Corsa 55 plate. When connected there are sparks and smoke as if connected the wrong way round, but is connected the correct way round. Any clues?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Vauxhall
Expert:  Mike replied 3 years ago.

Mike :

Hello and Welcome...

Mike :

My name is MIKE - Im happy to help you ..

Mike :

This situation would usually mean that indeed you are attempting to connect them the wrong way round - You are off line at the moment - but I need to ask you for when you come back on to double check - look closely at the battery for the + sign - and - signs. Note - the Vauxhalls are a little odd compared with others... The BLACK goes to Positive ( + ).. while the BROWN goes to the NEG (-) on the battery...

Mike :

So check that as above - and let me know how you get on-

Mike :

If there is anything more you need or would like to discuss - by all means get back to me and we can carry on...

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Kind Rgds, MIKE.