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Old 12-10-2007, 11:45 AM
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anyone have any idea why the positive side connneciton of my starter solenoid would melt? i now there must be a short btu could this be caused by a bad voltage regulator? its on my truck, 79 same 302. and ideas are appreciated.
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Old 12-10-2007, 11:51 AM
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poor connections cause heat.
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Old 12-10-2007, 04:37 PM
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bad voltage reg?
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poor connections or insufficiant grounding.
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yep, the solenoid needs too be grounded. and i thought the bracket just held it there, stupid me.
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