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Where to ground wire from Battery?

Discussion in 'General Tech and Maintenance' started by MarkJimenez99, Dec 22, 2003.

  1. MarkJimenez99

    MarkJimenez99 Senior Member

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    Hey guys. I need your help. Where does the wire coming from the battery hook up to? The wire I'm talking about is covered with rubber. Where am I supposed to ground it? I just finished installing a clutch. Also, was I supposed to ground the chassis to the tranny? Just double checking. Thanks.
     
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    OEM has it so that it comes from the battery, to the chassis, to the transmission.
     
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    92civicb18b1 The Trisexual

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    what you should do is have it:
    battery...tee-d off....to the chassis and tranny all with the same guage wires.
    Thats what i've heard is a good way to ground everything.
     
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    What does "tee-d" mean? I just need to know where EXACTLY I need to ground that wire from the battery. I already grounded the chasis to the tranny.
     
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    92civicb18b1 The Trisexual

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    well to do it the oem way, theres a hole on the strut tower...it bolts down with a 10 mm bolt.
     
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    Well, I think I did that the first time when I attempted to ground it to the chassis. When I tried to jumpstart the car, it was sparking and smoking. That tells me that I grounded something wrong and it was probably that wire from the battery. :(
     
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    92civicb18b1 The Trisexual

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    make sure no positive wires are touching the chassis check for any shorts.
     
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