I had an overheating battery terminals. I replaced a worn out ignitiong swicth, alternator, battery cables terminals and cleaned all wiring connection I could find but when started engine a burning smell came from the starter. I just fired out. WHY?

Asked by Feb 21, 2017 at 08:33 PM about the 1993 Ford E-150

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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You probably need to replace the starter. I suspect an internal fault is causing it to draw way too much power.

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