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The positive side of the battery is sparking and burning the rubber around the wire, the car also turns off completely everything from the engine to the lights i think this may be connected. there is also a whining when i hit the accelorator that i think may be my timing belt but im not sure, i also hear something clicking while im turning. i was wondering if it was my power steering or if it was another problem that needs to be fixed

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Just to address the Pos sparking terminal, it is very lose, and prob very corroded. Should be removed, cleaned, tightened and replace. Do not rule out a broken battery post, mainly on the side ***** batteries. Rubber around the post make me think GM covered terminal, just remove it 8mm wrench and inspect.

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