What could be the problem besides the alternator and battery?

Asked by Jul 24, 2016 at 04:36 PM about the 2011 Toyota Corolla

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Alternator we had worked on...a couple diodes burned...after the alternator was worked we put the battery back in but there was a spark on the battery cables and the charging system light went back on as well. the warning light came back on after the ac was turned on....now the alternator has same problem the diodes burned again...what is our problem?

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Short to ground, must trace out wiring remedy is cable replacement

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