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Can't find negative connection on remote terminal battery

I am trying to jump start my chrysler sebring with the 2003 oldsmobile silhouette and I can't find the negative connection on the van battery. it has a remote terminal battery?? Please help.

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Just attach the negative cable to any metal ground. This will protect the battery in the Olds and still enable you to jump start your car. Best of luck.
Greg

Posted on May 29, 2009

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    Tyler Allen Mar 21, 2015

    You've got it exactly backwards. He's using the van to jumpstart the car. The question isn't as simple as it sounds. The oldsmobile is set up with the fusebox on top. There is no way to get to the negative terminal. So in other words it's simple to jump start the van with another car but the van is useless for jumpstarting another car.

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