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roybelding, Shop Foreman Freightliner trucks
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
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How do I hook up the battery cables in my 2011 freightliner

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how do I hook up the battery cables in my 2011 freightliner cascadia.
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
Expert:  roybelding replied 12 months ago.

god evening my name is ***** ***** I will assist

the positives go in the middle of the bank and the negative go on the outside of the bank of batteries

are your batteries under the cab or behind it??

Roy

Customer: replied 12 months ago.
Under. And they are 8n the configuration you described above.
Expert:  roybelding replied 12 months ago.

when you install the batteries, the positives going the center. the negatives go to the outside.

can you post a picture of what you are doing??

Roy

Customer: replied 12 months ago.
Here u go
Expert:  roybelding replied 12 months ago.

ok, what is the problem you are having??

Roy

Customer: replied 12 months ago.
When I start the engine I get a low voltage alarm and if I leave the engine on I start to get smoke from the batteries
Customer: replied 12 months ago.
Why did you stop responding
Expert:  roybelding replied 12 months ago.

I was at work and still am.

double check all your cables to be sure the reds are on positive and blacks on negative

Roy

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