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well, you must not be too marveled! (or you'd have put it back on already ) Might it not have been just for cooling? what if the battery charging built up a concentration of HYDROGEN gas? the fresh air would help dissipate it ! this could be an issue in a semi-sealed battery box (my viggen has it too - the hose and I think Saab was wise and wonderful and I use the hose !) ( but I met a guy who was blind as a battery blew up, in his face ! - he formerly owned a BMW dealership ! ) this reminds me of the guys who take , took off their underhood insulation /didn't replace it as it got saggy, old and they diss it say it's not needed HA it IS ! ! my wifes 9-3 had an underhood fire - the fan resistor shorted out and the fan shroud (plastic) caught on fire burned quite a bit of parts under the hood it did until it melted the top radiator hose and THat put out the fire ! JUST as the fire dept showed up !( the firemen marveled at he Saab safety ! said "Hey! that's a really safe car has a built-in fire suppression sysytem ! !" so we had a $3,000 +_ ins claim engine compartment battery damage I fixed it myself but the HOOD and paint was NOT harmed! ALSO, in the AZ desert, it gets bloody hot as HADES and the insulation helps protect the paint
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- Re: Dishwasher died. Any recommendations?, John Q. Smith, Sun, 12 Nov 2017 02:14:21
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- Re: Hey, Tom g , Wed, 8 Nov 2017 14:58:52
- Re: Dishwasher died. Any recommendations?, Tom g , Mon, 6 Nov 2017 20:32:501
- Re: Dishwasher died. Any recommendations?, Justin VanAbrahams, Mon, 6 Nov 2017 10:31:54
- Re: Dishwasher died. Any recommendations?, Dennis_MA , Mon, 6 Nov 2017 09:26:52
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