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On the starter For a Hyundai accent which terminal should I connect the red battery cable

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Good question, because connecting it the wrong way can damage the starter, the battery, or both! The red cable connector clamps to the positive terminal, and the black cable clamps to the negative terminal. On a new battery, it is often easy to tell which is positive by their markings (+) = positive and (-) is negative. In reality, the markings may be difficult to see. The red or positive post is larger in diameter. The black or negative post is a ground so you can follow it from the post to somewhere solid on the metal frame of the car.

Note the cross on the top of the battery post.

According to In.answers.yahoo.com :

"...the battery case will have a + near the positive or a - near the negative terminal. If these don't exist then the positive post will have a larger diameter post than the ground post, this is if the battery is a top post.



If it's a side terminal battery which GM cars used for a while it should be marked on the top of the battery or on the front with its respective sign. Otherwise you can look at the cable that's connected to it which are usually color coded. Red is positive and black is negative."

Posted on Apr 03, 2015

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yes the red thing is posative connect the negative (black) to any solid metal or the alt mounts work best then you got power

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SOURCE: I need to change my starter on my Hyundai 1995

first remove the airbox and everything hooked up to the throttle body to see clearly.if youre car is std you must remove 2 bolts holding the clutch cable on the transmission then remove the pin holding it in place once you remove that you will see 1 of 2 bolts holding the starter in place use flash light to see clearly then remove it (14mm bolts i think ).after you do that the 2nd bolt is 4- 6 in. to the right it might be covered in dirt build up so you might not see it to remove it either through the bottom of car or throught the top.

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SOURCE: cannot connect the negative battery terminal without spark or starter turning over

You will need new igniton cylinder. Sounds like you have a short in the cylinder.

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SOURCE: Hyundai elantra 2001, battery was bad..bought new

Check in that fuse box for a blown fuse.

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