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2000 Subaru Legacy Question: is their another electrical part that will cook the alternator

 

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lizptd, 2.5L 4 Cylinder, Etters, PA, November 01, 2010, 13:55
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just replaced the cooked alternator it heated up and smoked

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    November 01, 2010, 18:23
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    You must have a short to ground in the charging system. Look for a place on the large cable on the alternator for a place where it's shorted to the engine or a bracket or something.

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