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battery for sled help.

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help.

I bought the kids a 94 artic cat 340 pantera to learn the fun of sledding.

It needed a new battery, so I bought a new one, apparently for that type of battery there is a left post version and a right post version.

well i bought the wrong one, and very stupidly hooked it up reverse polarity, tried starting it after charging, and got no response at all when trying to start it of course.

I reversed polarity, and it still does nothing at all. I know the battery is good.

What harm have I done? Have I burned something up, like the iginition by reversing the polarity on the posts.

And, yes, obviously I am not that smart when it comes to electrical things.

someone please help and let me know what i can do.

thanks, Eric

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did you charge the battery with the cables hooked up backwards??

use a test light and see where the voltage stops does it stop at the switch or the starter??

Jesse

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Jesse,

I gave you some help in the snowmobile forum. Check that out!

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