Battery arcs

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Asked by Feb 28, 2017 at 09:53 PM about the 2000 Cadillac DeVille Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Okay, unhook the neg. Battery cable and car starts in the morning. When I hook
it up the battery arcs. What could be causing it? It's a 2000 deville.

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The cable arcs because there is a load on the battery. In other words something is drawing power.

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