Having problems with your 1998 Ford Explorer ?
Negative battery cable issues
\015 When i turn the motor to start the negative terminal starts to smoke and the engine sounds weak\015
If the cable is smoking then you have a bad connection on the cable or the ends on it try and clean them if that doesn't help replace it baking soda from the house can work
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Negative battery cable issues
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