Question about 2000 Ford Escort

1 Answer

Which battery cable is the hot cable - 2000 Ford Escort

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Expert
  • 40 Answers

The "hot" is the red or positive cable. That is the one that goes to the starter. Although when hooking them up, there is a chance to get a slight spark from each which may mislead you.

Posted on Nov 09, 2010

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

3 Answers

I try and start my truck positive cable get hot battery go's dead?


Replace the starter. It has a short in it. Causing the cable to get hot. Also check for good grounds.

Jan 31, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

Postive battery cable very hot


Turn off and check positive cable for wear, if the cables outer covering is damaged, it can short to the chassis or other metal parts of the car.. and cause the cable to heat up. Leave it in that sate long enough and it will eventually melt. or in extreme cases cause a fire. If you find any damage, then replace said cable immediately

Jun 24, 2014 | 2002 Audi A6

1 Answer

Starting charging help com


have you got the battery cable (+) on the right terminal of the starter solenoid as for the cable to get hot it would indicate a dead short.

Apr 10, 2014 | 1997 Ford F150 Regular Cab

1 Answer

Battery cables get hot


Sounds like a short to ground, or a bad cell in the battery.
Does the battery get hot if the cables are disconnected ?

Aug 12, 2013 | Dodge Avenger Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Hot Starting Problem


hard starting problems when engine hot could be restricted air filter.restricted clogged fuel injectors.engine could either be diesel or gasoline.if engine dont start and starter wont turn over engine. could have bad battery ground cable or battery positive cable could have broken place when cable get hot crack increases cause less current engine wont have enough power to turn over.

Apr 30, 2013 | Peugeot Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

Car wont start on hot days!!!


once had the same problem the armature in the starter expands when hot and wont crank cools down and starter works

Jan 09, 2013 | 1990 Nissan Pulsar

1 Answer

Jaguar positive battery cable hot


This cable should not get hot. There are two main causes. I assume it is only hot at one end - the battery end.

1) The battery connection is loose so it is making a poor connection = heat
2) The crimped connecter on the battery lead is failing. In this case you would replace the lead.

May 01, 2012 | Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

New battery and car will not start also ground wire gets hot when battery is hooked up. what is my problem?


The last time I saw a negative cable get hot is when a person hooked the battery up backwards.

Sep 02, 2011 | 2001 Hyundai Sonata

1 Answer

Complete power failure battery cable so hot it


Somewhere there is a direct short... or a very large load like the starter never shut off...

Are you talking about the main battery cable from the battery to the starter solinoid or to the chassis?

Feb 28, 2010 | 2000 Dodge Caravan

2 Answers

Where to connect jumping cables on the battery


Dead car --- Red to + ... Black to -

Hot car --- Red to + ... Black to any metal car part away from the battery. Let the hot car charge the battery for a couple minutes before you try it. Try it. IMPORTANT: DISCONNECT THE HOT CAR BLACK JUMPER FIRST, then take the black off the dead car. Then disconnect the dead car red and then the other end on the hot car.

Feb 11, 2010 | 2008 Hyundai Veracruz

Not finding what you are looking for?
2000 Ford Escort Logo

Related Topics:

58 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Ford Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75807 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22133 Answers

fordexpert

Level 3 Expert

5495 Answers

Are you a Ford Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...