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post #11 of (permalink) Old 23rd March 2006
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I have come across red earth leads before on some vehicles.
Not sure the colour coding that most seem to use is universal!
Also,earth leads and connections are known weak points on Renaults,so it could have been replaced and the only colour wire that was available to who ever replaced it was red!!.
ALWAYS check the battery polarity and earthing points before assuming which is positive and which is negative.Serious damage to both the car electrics and the persons in the vicinity,can be caused by connecting a battery the wrong way round.Batteries have been known to explode in such circumstances,and that is not a pleasant experience.......

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