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

73,685

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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18,605

Yep, that covers it.

27,075

BUT WITCH WIRE IS THE QUESTION...

27,075

HELP IT COULD BE THE REGULATOR....

73,685

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

52,025

A dirty corroded poor ground connection can get hot.

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