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Old 15 February 2011, 14:57   #1
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Replacing battery and wondering what the best battery and should I replace the leads as well.


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Old 16 February 2011, 05:57   #2
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previous post re batteries
Battery for Yamaha 150F
cables can get water in them and turn from copper colour to black strip back a few inches to check
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Old 16 February 2011, 06:13   #3
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Not if you use proper tinned marine cable and adhesive lined heatshrink over the connections.
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Old 16 February 2011, 08:44   #4
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And check your islolation switch, mine is only a couple of years old and the contacts seem to be wearing.
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