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How do you disconnect the battery in '97 Plymouth Breeze

Trying to change the starter in a '97 Plymouth Breeze. I know the battery is under the wheel well, but there are jump start terminals on the engine. When I disconnect those, the lights/ radio, etc. don't work anymore. Is the battery disconnected, then? I don't want to go touching a metal wrench to the starter without making sure the battery connection is severed.

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U have to disconnect the ground on the strut tower. That's y it has an extra hole in the plastic. Use that plastic hole to reconnect it that way it doesn't fall down and reground

Posted on Apr 19, 2013

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    lshutes Apr 19, 2013

    So, when it's disconnected from the strut tower, the battery is disconnected? Just wanna make sure it's safe before sticking a metal wrench on the starter!

  • marter1250
    marter1250 Apr 19, 2013

    yes that cuts power completly

  • lshutes
    lshutes Apr 19, 2013

    Great! Thanks very much.

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