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Q: Small engine fire before dying

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Not sure if I have a short or something is overcharged as I had a small fire in my engine last night. The battery light turned on and then the car started to slowly die.

A: Hi there. This sounds like you had an elect...

Hi there. This sounds like you had an electrical fire that possibly could've burned some essential wires for proper engine performance. Have a mechanic (as this is dangerous) diagnose this issue further with a sequence of diagnostic procedures.

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