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Old 03-28-2014, 08:19 PM   #1
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Help?

So today I came across this..

Pretty sure I need a mechanic for this but it's the weekend and this is my daily drive. It still turns on but i'm afraid to drive it. So until then, out of curiosity and running the risk of being bashed by all you professionals:

What's going on here?




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Old 03-28-2014, 08:24 PM   #2
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Looks like the cable didnt have enough slack. You can go to the parts store and buy a repair kit. Its a general kit and not car specific. I did it on my wifes car when hers did the samething. Works fine.
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Old 03-28-2014, 08:39 PM   #3
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What components of the car does it affect though?
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Old 03-28-2014, 09:34 PM   #4
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If it is running down towards the engine its the main battery to engine ground cable, it bolts to the block/trans down by the starter. As cheap as it has become I would go and buy the cables and redo them to get rid of those cheap ends on there.

http://www.c-f-m.com/performancepart...m#.UzYw-O29K0c

If you shop around you may be able to get them cheaper, this was just an example.
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Looks like the cable didnt have enough slack. You can go to the parts store and buy a repair kit. Its a general kit and not car specific. I did it on my wifes car when hers did the samething. Works fine.
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