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S13X
08-24-2008, 08:41 PM
Just got done swapping in my SR and my problem is that i have no power what so ever. when i go to hook up the battery the positive side heats up very fast and will even smoke which tells me theres a short somewhere or something not hooked up right. on my lower harness i have one unsuse connection that looks like it could be a ground or something. starter is wired, alternator is, and a ground by the strut

http://i499.photobucket.com/albums/rr351/S13X/IMG_0677.jpg?t=1219628399

wires circled in the blue, Any ideas as to what this is for or other problem areas i should be checking?

S13X
08-25-2008, 12:31 PM
forgot to mention im using a KA lower harness

drftthatshit
08-25-2008, 05:02 PM
go back over your wiring from the starter to the battery the possitive goes stright to the starter you might wana see if you have that correct first

S13X
08-26-2008, 09:02 PM
pulled off the lower harness and unplugged the ECU. tried hooking up the battery and same problem, teminal getting hot and smoke. could it be a bad battery?

drftthatshit
08-27-2008, 05:43 PM
your battery cannot do that! it has to be a wiring issue somewhere check grounds and also make sure you dont have the negative hooked up to the starter + goes to starter - goes to a good ground like on the chassis somewhere not the strut like on the frame and if there is rust, paint ect.... grind it off to get the best connection possible