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Old 10-20-2019, 11:09 AM   #10
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1996 SC2
1996 SC2
Default Re: Battery Dead. Jumped car and it died while driving

Originally Posted by fetchitfido View Post
You either forgot the power line from the starter to the alternator when you put it back together or you broke the terminal for the power wire (B+) on the alternator. The B+ terminal is pretty sensitive to over torquing, both on install and removal, plus it's after the voltage regulator so the system doesn't know that it's broken.

Hopefully it's just a forgotten wire.
I'm not sure which wire was for which part of the starter but I remember putting the purple wire back into the small nut. Then the 2 thicker wires back under the 13mm nuts. Which one connects the starter to the alternator?


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