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Ground cable for battery has no home??

Was changing the battery on my 96 mercury mystique and noticed the ground wire was not mounted anywhere to the car. was just hanging loose. Unsure of where it goes. any advice??

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  • wl2211graver Apr 14, 2009

    Cable was just hanging loose off of battery. No bolt or nut with it. Could not see where it was mounted. Will look a little closer. If cant find will take your advice. Thanks.

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    blueextc3221 May 11, 2010

    Grounding point can be any chassis metal. Look for a bolt with a wire terminal dangling from it. Usually found under the battery tray - or less than 1 ft from the battery.

    If you cannot find the old grounding lug - sand some paint off the nearest metal - drill a hole, and use a bolt/nut for a good connection.

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It should bolt to the engine and or chassis, it should have a lug on the loose end, if it does not then look of the lug on the frame or side of the engine.
If the lug is missing and all you have is a bare wire end then the cable should be replaced.

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