Battery cables

Asked by Oct 23, 2016 at 06:25 AM about the 1990 Ford Thunderbird SC

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have to replace the battery cables on a 1990 ford thunderbird sc  but the casing is gone on the
battery wires so i dont know what cable goes where to be connected i need help

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Look on the top of your battery for the "+" and "-" terminals. The positive (Usually red) cable goes on the "+". The negative then goes to the "-". (The negative or ground cable usually goes from the battery to the engine block.)

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