WHY DO THE CABLES THAT GO TO THE STARTER GET HOT AND MELT AFTER WE TRY AND START THE TRUCK

1979 Chevrolet Cheyenne

Tiny

monito

November, 30, 2011 AT 2:46 PM

Tried starting the truck almost started then the cables from the battery to the starter got hot and melted

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Tiny

rivermikerat

November, 30, 2011 AT 5:52 PM

Excessive starter draw. Most likely the starter armature is shorted to ground.

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