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What would cause sparks at the neg cable with the touch of a screwdriver? I'm thinking ignition switch.....?

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  • Bruce Volkers
    Bruce Volkers May 11, 2010

    What problem do you have to start with, does the vehicle not start? And just what are you touching with this screwdriver?

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    something in the system is drawing power.

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The only reason it would spark is if it was getting a better ground than the one it has (shock hazard). Check your battery to body ground. I suspect it may be corroded. Also check your engine to body ground for good measure.

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