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    2000 aters Positive battery cable

    Is there anywhere that sells the positive battery cable? I ordered one on e-bay and it is just a standard cable. I have the alternator out and since reading on this forum while I have it apart might as well change the cable too. If I cant find any I guess I will just put the new alt. in and see how it goes.

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    What kind of problems u have that u do all that ???

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    Re: 2000 aters Positive battery cable

    The alternator was only putting out 11 volts. I have read on this forum that the positive cable can cause the same problem. So while I have it all apart I thought I would do both at the same time. I just can't find one anywhere.

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    Re: 2000 aters Positive battery cable

    Here's a tutorial on making your own Battery cables:

    http://www.pbase.com/mainecruising/battery_cables

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    Re: 2000 aters Positive battery cable

    Just an update, alternator changed and that problem has been fixed. Now I am changing the crankshaft position switch!

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    Re: 2000 aters Positive battery cable

    Did you finally replace the positive cable? The ground?

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    Question Re: 2000 aters Positive battery cable

    No tyet, work and weather has kept me busy, everything seams to work good with the exception of when I use the rear defrost it fraws a bunch of power and since I am not an electrician I am trying to figure out the proper gauge of wire eithe 2 or 4.

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