After replacing the starter went to hook up the battery cables to the terminals and they started melting

Tiny
ASHLEY N ADAM BREWER
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  • 2007 FORD F-150
  • 5.4L
  • V8
  • TURBO
  • 4WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 200,000 MILES
Had someone else hook it up. Does this look right it doesn't to me but i'm not mechanically inclined so I wouldn't know. New battery.
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Wednesday, July 29th, 2020 AT 8:38 AM

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Tiny
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Definitely sounds like something is not right for sure! Can you post a picture of the starter connections? These trucks have an issue with the battery cable shorting out on the front differential cover area. Have a really good look at this area and try to get us a picture.
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Wednesday, July 29th, 2020 AT 8:58 AM

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