Q: The ground wire keeps popping off the altinator while driving and the screw is not stripped.

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my starter the ground wire the connects to the altinator keep coming out when driving and the screw is not stripped cant seem to figure out why

My car has 280000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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