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Broken ground strap fire wall to unknown location. 2010 f150…

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Broken ground strap fire...

Broken ground strap fire wall to unknown location

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2010 f150 xlt 4.6

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Ford Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 10 months ago
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Where is attached on the firewall so I can help you find where it goes?

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
directly behind the right side valve cover
Ford Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 10 months ago

Right being the passenger side?

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Ford Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 10 months ago

The only ground I an find in that area is 105 shown here. https://www.dropbox.com/s/vg2rkeptpkdh68y/105.png?dl=0 However Ford states that is only for a 5.4 engine. The one you found may not be used on your model. Is this causing concerns with the vehicle?

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
new altenator charging and not charging Belt is good was checking all connections and grounds when I found this one broken. Does it go to the back of the block
Ford Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 10 months ago

Can you upload a picture of it.

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
No
Ford Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 10 months ago

You can attach it to the engine it will not hurt, it is just not shown in the Ford diagrams.

Is the battery charge light on?

What is the battery voltage while running with this issue occurring?

What brand alternator was installed?

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
I just grounded the engine and so far so good. When the battery light comes on I have only about 12.5 volts the light goes out and I get a good 14 volts. The battery is good a near 13 volts.
Ford Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 10 months ago

Do you want to keep monitoring it for a while with this ground strap attached.

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