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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.
My worst worry about dying is my wife selling my stuff for what I told her it cost...
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