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I stopped at the gas station. Turned of my truck.

I stopped at the gas station. Turned of my truck. 1990 f-150, the heater was on so was the radio... now the darn thing cranks slowly and the ground cable from the hood is burning, hot.

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  • jghbornbad Nov 14, 2009

    Hey, thanks for the quick response. I think your right. Can I get the wiring schematic for this year and model truck? 1990 f-150, 4.9, 4X4. Appreciate it.

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The ground on the vehicle is bad,remove the ground cable from the block that goes to the battery,and replace it with a new one,the battery is trying to get it`s ground threw the body,and it is not enough cable to carry the current.I hope this is helpful,and if so,please let us know,Thank you,If you need to ask anything else,I will be out here.

Posted on Nov 14, 2009

  • Ronny Bennett Sr.
    Ronny Bennett Sr. Nov 14, 2009

    I don`t have one,but if you will just replace the ground cable,you will be o k,shout at us,and thank you.

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