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Why am I misfiring
1990 Honda Civic

Why am I misfiring

(1990 Honda Civic)
the battery has been losing charge recently. Last night I put the battery on charge. I realized this morning I charged it backwards. However, the battery had a good charge and all checks out well. Battery is good as well as the alternator. The alternator did have some corrosion. I've cleaned it and I am about to pull the spark plugs out(replaced them two weeks ago). If cleaning the connector on the alternator doesn't help what else could be the problem. No engine lights come on. When I turn they over and the car doesn't start the battery and oil light stay on
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on October 03, 2014
The battery will have to be FULLY discharged the charged back up using the right polarity... OR replace the battery!!!!.... May have more damage to vehicle's electronics!!!!
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on October 03, 2014
How do I fully discharge the battery. All the other electronics look ok. Everything else was working fine
on October 03, 2014
IF you charged it in reverse... And it took the charge..... Just replace the battery, it will always give problems!... IF you were using a 'smart' charger it may not have taken the reverse charge... That's all I got for ya!!
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on October 03, 2014
The battery will have to be FULLY discharged the charged back up using the right polarity... OR replace the battery!!!!.... May have more damage to vehicle's electronics!!!!
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on October 03, 2014
How do I fully discharge the battery. All the other electronics look ok. Everything else was working fine
on October 03, 2014
IF you charged it in reverse... And it took the charge..... Just replace the battery, it will always give problems!... IF you were using a 'smart' charger it may not have taken the reverse charge... That's all I got for ya!!

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