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leolass

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WOW thanks for the info, I will go and have a look too. I was just about to post about the same issue.
this has happened to me twice in the last week, prior to that the alternator died so I got another one and since then the stalling has been happening. its like it runs out of petrol, chug chug then pfft dead! I have been lucky (or its a dif prob) but after waiting 15 mins or so it will re start. I was told by the lovely young men that helped push me from the middle of the intersection that if the leads are starting to break down this will happen also. I know was told the coil will probably need replacing when I bought the car.
 

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The clunking will most likely be your sway bar link pushing its way through the mounting point on the stut. This is common and what happens is that the quality of metal used on both the metal washers and the sway bar link (stablink) are rather poor and over time the stablink pushes its way through the washer allowing the stablink to move up and down through the mount point on the strut. I'll London to a brick that this is your issue.
 

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I'm about two days late for this :( just happened to me 500km from home. Cable barley holding by a couple of copper wires. Ended up blowing my alternator just at My driveway. Luckily I've got a couple of spare alternators at home.

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You are lucky mate engine fires are nasty.
 

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You are lucky mate engine fires are nasty.
Tell me about it! Nearly burnt my car down in the garage because I forgot to disconnect the battery when I was working on the starter motor. Made contact with positive and negative, car cranked cooked the battery and the 60 amp main fuse. Smoke was everywhere. The battery terminals glowed bright red. Put them out straight away while my mate disconnected stuff. Had he not been there, car would have burnt down. Burnt the whole wiring loom. Not fun.

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Thanks heaps Markovr! Battery, car wouldn't start then Imfound this post. Stripped the wire back and sure enough it was burnt out!
Champ!!
 

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Ah sweet, thanks for the info. I shall be checking out my car soon then for this issue. I have been having troubles with batteries and electrical stuff so this might be my answer. Mad as, thanks heaps. :)
 

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just read the first few pages and the last page of this thread and didn't see an answer to the fault. My knowledge of this fault is that the charging line from the alternator to the battery has a shoddy factory set up. I had this fault and pulled the alternator through to the battery apart. found there was no split spring washer on the alternator terminal connection. and the crimping on the wiring was shockingly done. replaced burnt wire with same gauge did a solid crimp on the connections and added a split spring washer. fixed it right up.
 

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I was wondering why I had voltage drop between the Alt and the batt. So had a geez into the black wiring case and found that someone had for reasons unknown had cut and soldered/taped on a smaller wire !
I've removed the entire wire and replaced with 0 gauge. (Might do the big 3)
 
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