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Lexus 2004 RX330. Battery replacement: horn honks when neg. touches battery pole.

While away from home for 6 mo., wife had AAA replace dead battery in my car. Car is dead. Removed new, dead battery and tried to replace. + pole clamped, but when try to place neg. clamp, horn honks and I get sparks when it touches the pole. Whats up??

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You just had to disconnect the negative off the old battery first. Then you disconnect the positive and it happens to touch metal it won't short anything out. Make sure you can not wiggle the cables, that the connectors at the battery can't spin or move at all. Tighten them more if necessary, try to start it. Let me know if you still have problems.

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You'll probably find what you need for around the $100 range. Normally you will have 2 or 3 strength choices from about 600 CCA - 850 CCA. CCA, is "cold cranking amps". Higher the number, better it will turn over when cold especially. Personally, for the sake of $20 or so, difference in prices, I will always go with the higher CCA, just for that added strength on cold mornings here in Canada, plus I always think, the less a battery has to work to do what is necessary, the longer it will last.

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