How to fix bad ground from battery in 98 grand prix

Asked by Nov 02, 2016 at 10:37 AM about the 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix 2 Dr GT Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

There is a bad cable from battery car has no
power and won't start. Its from the red post
when moved around everything cones on
how do we fix it?

3 Answers

36,015

The red post is the positive one, not the ground/negative. It could just be a bad connection at the terminal, in which case you can replace the terminal end. They sell those at any auto parts store. If you would rather have a shop do it, should be about a hundred bucks for them to inspect the battery wiring harness and replace both negative and positive terminals and make sure you don't have any other opens or shorts.

109,955

I personally don't like those add on ends that most auto parts stores sell as they end up with a lot of corrosion inside and then you have a bad connection. Replacing the whole cable is better if you can afford it.

How can i fix my ground wire on my 05 grand prix my boy friend cut it tryn to replaced the whole cable

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