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GM Tech (Cam), Chevy Technician
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Experience:  GM Grand Master Technician 2007. 14 years experience.
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My alternator wire gets hot and my truck fall dead. After it

Customer Question

my alternator wire gets hot and my truck fall dead. After it cools off it will start. could the electronic throttle control module be causing this problem
JA: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged?
Customer: yes headlight come and i just purchsed a new battery
JA: What is the model/year of your Chevy?
Customer: 2004 chevy 1500
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes, i replaced the catlysis, alternator and battery
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: whe i disconnect the alternator plug the rterminal wire does not get hot
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  GM Tech (Cam) replied 2 months ago.

hi there, I am Cam.
on your truck, do you have anything aftermarket installed, any extra wiring, batteries, things like that?