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Am having trouble starting my truck noticed a black wire came off somewhere down toward the starter or the block it is made into the positive side of the wiring that goes to the battery.

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Doesn't sound right. Black wire should be attached to negative battery terminal. If cable is large, it might be the ground wire to the starter. Must be attached to the starter with nut on post. The starter will also have a big red wire connected. This wire is hot, and is connected to the starter motor when the solenoid closes (when you turn the key to start, the small wire to the solenoid supplies 12 volts to engage the solenoid).

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