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Alternator caught fire from inside out and caused a fire and burned up the harness going to to it is this fixable ?

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Sure , get a used harness.
its harder today,because copper $3 /lb now.
so the recycle it way too fast.
put request in here
car-parts dot com.
look like the fuse failed, some fords had none at all.
sad, that.

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    great echo. but first get the harness, the we post 1000's of page links on splice 101

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Yes it is fixable! go to the junkyard and find another 03 explorer and cut out the harness so you have enuff length to replace what you cut off on yours. match the colored wires together slide on a piece of shrink tubing and make a y on each wire and twist together slide shrink tubing over the connection heat the tubing to seal it and you will be up and running in no time!

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