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post #1 of 2 Old 01-07-2003, 10:50 PM Thread Starter
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What are some symptoms of a bad ground wire?

What typically happens when you don't have a good ground on the motor???

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Your starter solinoid goes: click,click,click,click,click,etc,,,,,,,and your alternator doesn't charge the battery back up.
Seroiusly, I found this out years ago, when I put a rear battery
mount in my street rod, and kept having to jump start the car
whenever I wanted to get it out. Found out the ground was loose, and there is where you actually pull most of the amps on a starter, the ground side. You've heard the saying,,,IT TAKES TWO TO TANGO,,, the same goes for good contacts on the negative and positive connections.

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