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Truck wont turn over and when it duse brake cabel gets hot

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If you are saying the engine will not crank but if it does the brake cable gets hot, it sounds like the engine is not grounded to the frame.

Posted on Dec 07, 2012

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    david_german Dec 22, 2012

    i can see the ground strap from the moter to the fram is there

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    Stephen Dec 22, 2012

    The cable connections could be corroded. Usually when something like a brake cable gets hot while you are cranking the engine, the cable is carrying electricity instead of the cable that should be. The engine may have several ground connections. You can always add an extra cable between the battery and engine to be sure.

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