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Old 09-28-2012, 12:52 PM
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Originally Posted by QuickSilver2 View Post
Thanks, I will look at all that on Saturday.

I drove the car to work yesterday and today. Of course I opened the hood like 15 times -
If you drived the car alternator should be okay. Sand mixed with oil build up on the alternator connector screw and was making the short on that particular area. And probably the cable was tight in a position where it was closer to the oil hose. This is my theory how the fire started.

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