1990 Ford Ranger Truck shuts off everytime I shut the hood?

Tiny
CRAIGSLIST9
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  • 1990 FORD RANGER
  • 6 CYL
  • 4WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 175,000 MILES
My 1990 ford ranger shuts off everytime I shut the hood? I think its something electrical but I have no ide what could be causin this. I thought it was battery cables but I got new ones cleaned off my posts and put them on their right. I would appreciate any ideas. Thanks
Monday, January 11th, 2010 AT 5:27 PM

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Tiny
JACOBANDNICKOLAS
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Does the truck restart after dieing (with the hood closed)?
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Tuesday, January 12th, 2010 AT 8:17 AM
Tiny
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Shutting the hood hard would cause a loose ground wire 2 shut off the engine or could do worse fry ur computer and those arnt cheap
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Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011 AT 9:44 PM

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