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2000 Ford Escort ZX2.... I cannot tell which of my battery cables is the positive and negative, they're both black. i just replaced the main fuse(100amp) and i dont want to blow it.. Which is the one closest to the firewall?

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This is a hard question to answer. The reason why is if the battery has been replaced they could have put it in with the terminals reversed. The easiest way for you to find witch one is closest to the firewall is to look on the battery. On the battery the terminals are stamped with a + and a - sign. The + sing is the positive and the - is negative post.

Good Luck

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