CAR DIED AFTER DRIVING FOR ONE MILE

1991 Ford Escort

Tiny

Bioquim

October, 5, 2012 AT 5:24 PM

1991 Ford Escort, 1.9L, manual, car started normally, drove 1 mile, everything on car shut down, small amount of smoke from under hood, battery then completely dead, unable to jump start as it shuts down other car, found small ground wire from tranny to frame was fried.

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Tiny

ASEMaster6371

October, 5, 2012 AT 5:47 PM

You have a short somewhere that needs attention. If the ground wire is fried, then there is a draw that caused it. It could be a bad negative cable, alternator issue or any of another 100 things

Roy

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