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Lost electical power to everything. Is it possible that I have a ground problem.

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Sounds like you need to tighten up the bulk head wire harness between the engine compartment and the fuse box. Your compliant is not clear.The other possibility is that you need a battery and or a alternatator replaced.and third the belt could be slipping not allowint the battery to charge .

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