wire to alternator

Asked by Apr 16, 2017 at 09:01 PM about the 2001 Ford Escape XLT 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

What could be making my wire to my alternator get
hot and burning my alternator out

6 Answers

87,035

A heavy draw on the alternator due to a shorted battery, or bad ground wire. Have the battery checked, it may have a shorted cell.

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24,435

Yep, that covers it.

32,455

BUT WITCH WIRE IS THE QUESTION...

32,455

HELP IT COULD BE THE REGULATOR....

87,035

Battery ground cable, ground to engine, engine to body.

67,755

A dirty corroded poor ground connection can get hot.

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