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Should my car quit running if I disconnect the battery?


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Most cars will run with the battery disconnected.

 

I would NOT do it on my car. You can easily damage the alternator. Voltage spikes/over voltage can also cause damage to electronics.

 

I don't do it on customers cars either. Some of the other mechanics at my shop do, to save time.

Use a voltmeter to check your charging system properly.

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