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2006 chevy silverado 1500 extended cab z71 off road what are ground wires underneath the engie hood to firewall


Those wires are to prevent static buildup on the hood. This buildup causes static noise on the audio system when driving. Also those straps are used for ground on the engine compartment light.

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I've found 2 ground straps on my 2004 Kia Rio. Can anyone tell me where anymore happen to be?


Don't get confussed ground straps come from the NEG on the battery and always go back to ground.Witch is the engine block and the frame the tires are rubber so thats the ground .
Things don't work correctly if feed power from the battery with out a good ground .SO in a nut shell connect the ground wires to the engine or frame and see if it fixes the issue

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The strap grounds the engine to the chassis.

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Where is engine ground strap


ground straps on engines are either from the battery earth post to the engine or to a body point . If it is to a body earth point the engine earth strap will be around an engine mount. From the engine bolt around the rubber to the body mount bolt. probably on the mount closest to the battery

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Where is the ground ******** a 1989 chevy s10 blazer


-ground strap is a pc wire that connect from body frame to the engine.

-Or if ground cable...?The cable that connect to battery's Negative post is the ground.


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I have a 2001 Chrysler Town and Country, the battery light comes on intermittent, and there is a ground strap going from the motor mount to the frame that is burned off at the frame, also now that the...


The ground strap is the main engine ground. When you try to start the vehicle there is power available to the starter but since the starter uses the engine for a ground and the engine uses the ground cable to ground itself to the battery and that cable is no longer in tacked you have an open circuit. Fix or replace that cable and at least one if not both of your problems should be solved.

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the ground strap you are refering to should be attached to the chassic. look and you will find a hile were a metal screw went into the chassic supporting the strap. hope this will help!!!

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Headlight and dash light flicker


this is true ! Usually the strap will run from either the ground post or sometimes the the top mount bolt , to the body . Look at the ground straps that run from the engine to the frame and engine to body . Chances ar one of these straps are broke . They are located from the bottom behind the engine near the firewall , and on the passenger side of the engine underneath . I had a 2004 venture that the interior and display lights went out , a control module in the dash that ran the display , daylights , and cooling fan went out ! traded it in soon after !!! Good advice !

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Starter Ground ******** 98 Windstar


starter ground/earth strap/cable is normally the cable negative that comes from battery and connects to the engine or where the trans joins engine ? also it may have a seperate strap connected from some location on the chassis and to engine if you trace neg cable from battery you will find where it connect to engine try at point rear of engine? ensue they are clean/secure starter motor takes its ground fro this ie engine--battery

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