Welding

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Welding

Post by womble3go »

I need to do some welding to the car for the MOT I know about disconnecting the battery and start and alternator, but never had one with ABS do I need disconnect the ABS unit or will it be ok? Thanks for the help on this.

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Re: Welding

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I've never done it on mine, but it's so easy to do you might as well!
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Re: Welding

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If so even the engine computer as well? But I don´t think it´s necessary. Most important is to be careful where to put the earth clamp. As close to the welding area as possible and with good contact.

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Re: Welding

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Its only a 10mm nut and as long as the radio is not coded its probably wise.
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