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"1996 Taurus ground wire to the battery is very hot what is wrong the ground wire to the battery is very hot what is wrong

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You should not be grounding the amplifier directly to the battery.... but should instead find a good grounding point somewhere on bare metal of the frame, or a bolt that goes into the frame, such as a seat belt bolt..... just make sure you sand down to the bare metal around where the bolt is going to make contact with the frame.

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When hooking amp directly to battery, you hook battery hot cable and power hot cable then hooking ground cable up the ground cable becomes hot and pops the fuse

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2. Starter has a warped main shaft that only has an effect when it's hot, the shaft returns more to the original shape when cold, allowing it to rotate & have proper contact electrically.

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Go start it & get the engine hot to where the starter won't work. Have someone else turn the ignition switch for you as you use the tester on the main wire going from the solenoid to the starter. If it won't crank & you have voltage & your ground wire connection is also good, it would be the starter at fault.

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