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There is a wire attached to the positive battery cable not connected just zip tied together and it has a wire that goes into a weird plastic thing. the metel broke and the car won't start trying to figure out what the part is

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The car started and run before? if so, bypass the wire with a wire connection kit from autozone or advance auto,it may be a metal fuse link for an added stereo,or another application. it may even be a fuseable link. if so take it off, then go to parts place and do not be afraid to ask questions!you may have to buy an application to car to make it run safely.so what!i would sleep better knowing i did not give you wrong advice.disconnect the application, take it to autozone, advance auto,nappa. and find out what the application is. you cannot go wrong by doing that, don't be afraid to ask questions! if i could see it, i would be able to tell you what to do and how. but i can't thank you for choosing fixya.com

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First, you can get the battery cables from any parts store.

Second, the black/ground wire goes from the battery post (the - negative side) and the other end screws/bolts to the frame of your car or the grounding point like on a Dodge Stratus.

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