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Wiring problem i turn a corner and everything shuts down dash lights, motor,and will not start up. it has 12.5volts at battery. the only thing that works is the head lights &horn. when i look under the hood i found nut on back of alternator loose so i tightend it well the crimp on ends of wire that goes directly to battery grounds out on alternator i yanked it red hot & smoking, the battery is good had it checked. ihave replaced all wires even close to this area checked fuses &links any ideas "would solenoid go because of a short " "the wire that shorted went directly from alt-batt

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Check the fusible links at the starter. One of them may be burned. You mentioned that it shuts down when you turn a corner. Check the wiring going to the ignition switch under the steering column, you may have a loose wire there as well.

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