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Mike Kelly, Ford Mechanic
Category: Ford
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Experience:  17 years experience as an auto mechanic, foreign and domestic. 5 years running my own repair business.
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dear sir 03 transit small lead from battery terminal gets hot

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dear sir 03 transit small lead from battery terminal gets hot and then burnt out ,where does it go ,disconnected van electric work ok ,also relay also gets hot will send cheque ,for your help steve
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Mike Kelly replied 3 years ago.
Hello, welcome. My name is Mike, I will do my very best to assist you with your question. I apologize if you have been waiting long for a response.

The reason that this would get hot and cause this issue is because the starter motor is electrically failed and shorting out. The starter motor will need to be replaced to correct this issue.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

its the small lead ,sorted it my self, it supplies power to cold start heater plug ,I wont use this site again

Expert:  Mike Kelly replied 3 years ago.
I'm glad you got the issue fixed. Thank you.