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lakeside
09-06-2010, 12:05 AM
Was out today and boat ran fine. but would not start again, checked battery battery ok, cleaned terminals etc. checked connections but + wire was really hot (melting red plastic cover over connections).

mmandley
09-07-2010, 12:25 PM
Sounds like its time for new cables. The cables will corrode inside where you cant see them from the insulation. Once they corrode it takes a ton more power to make a connection and this creates a lot of heat.