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Old 24-04-2019, 12:20 PM   #1
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Default Hot terminals on main Battery

I have noticed that he pos and neg terminals on my main battery are getting quite warm in my 83 T25. this was with the ignition switched off.

The only reason i noticed is because i had the cover off the battery compartment and just happened to put my arm on the neg terminal. I then checked the pos and was the same.

I have a leisure battery and they are both connected to a Zig unit. The Leisure battery terminals are not warm.

Is this normal?
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They shouldn’t be getting warm, no. It’d be worth taking them off, cleaning the posts and the insides of the clamps, and seeing if it’s down to a bad connection or loose clamp. While the positive is off, put an ammeter between it and the terminal and see if there’s any parasitic drain.
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