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Mazda 323 1996 Alternator Wireing.

Hi i bought a mazda 323 1996 3 door hatch se. when you wire the alternator up it blows the main power fuse and makes the battery hot. i need a new alternator but there is a plug with wires on the back of the alternator and the wire that bolts on but theres a white wire coming off the top, do you think this would be a earth wire or somthing else?

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    im facing a problem, that my car was stopping suddenly.and i noticed that the battery was totally discharged its a new battery ,and i checked the alternator ,the engine system is totally perfect and the battery people are saying that there's a problem on my car,but all the components of my car are good.i'm also thinking that is there any sudden power escape from earthing wire???

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    Again, what is the plug wire configuration on a mazda rx7 gs. I removed wires and don't rememmber where they went

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Hi,i am from greece and i want bigger front brakes for to my mazda 323c 1.3 cc 16v, mod.95. Can i use from another mazda model and which is that?

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Sounds like it's wired wrong mate, i've tried looking for some diagrams for u but no luck. maybe good if u check in depth... i got a 1983 turbo hatch, its alternater is pretty **** too.

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