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When attempting to start I have a fusible link that smokes and gets hot, I want to replace it but I can't trace the wire down, any suggestions would be appreciated

Have a bad fusible link, when trying to start the vehicle the link smokes, but can't trace where the wire goes to, any help would be appreciated

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Down to the starter.

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