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Common Jeep Electrical Snafus - Stop, Stupid! Photos

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Wise Winching
Most Jeeps leave the factory with top post batteries, but there are more and more aftermarket batteries with both top posts and side posts. While it is fine to winch off a GM-style side post battery—no matter how easy it is to hook a winch to the side posts of a dual-post battery—don’t. Most if not all of the dual-post batteries have the top post connected directly to the cells, with the side posts being fed by an auxiliary lead just under the top cap. With long, hard pulls on the winch, you can melt those leads, the plastic covering them, and in rare extreme conditions, set the battery on fire.
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