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Hot electrical smell 2000 F-350 7.3 turbo

Hot electrical smell when I pre-heat then start my 7.3. I just changed the alternator and it runs fine but search as I might I can't find hot wires or observe smoke etc.

Has anyone else had this issue?
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If it is inside the cab and you have an auto, the od wire rubs raw and will cause issues. if it is shorting you may get a smell. this is an easy fix with electrical tape and will happen eventually so fix it now.

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