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post #20 of Old 09-27-2008
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Originally Posted by SteveInMD View Post
I disagree that it's bad practice. I don't think your going to come up with one right answer on this one.
You may disagree, but that doesn't change the fact that if you remove the battery while the alternator is running, the sudden surge can, and quite frequently will, damage or destroy the alternator. This is why they make switches with field disconnect circuits.

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