Where does the negative battery ground wire hook to on 1999 Ford contour?


Asked by Jul 17, 2013 at 12:58 PM about the 1999 Ford Contour 4 Dr SE Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I remove the starter to have it tested and it was fine I noticed the negative ground wire is unhooked and I don't know where it goes.

3 Answers

To the frame/chassis and engine block. Either or both There is a place made for it, a simple hole in the chassis for a bolt through the eye terminal on the 1/0 neg black cable or a brass bolt that will take a nut. It will not be far from the battery, the shorter distance the better

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Yes there are 4 cables I don't know where the biggest one goes

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

This is a 1999 contour. I see I think 4 black cables hooked to neg post I don't know what's up with that but be assured at least one goes to the body of the car and another probably to the block..click the picture.

10 of 10 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions


Looking for a Used Contour in your area?

CarGurus has 104 nationwide Contour listings and the tools to find you a great deal.


Search Ford Contour Questions

Ford Contour Experts

#1 tropikalpirate
Reputation 650
#2 David Koppa
David Koppa
Reputation 340
#3 Wesley Beadle
Wesley Beadle
Reputation 290
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Taurus
269 Great Deals out of 20,573 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford Explorer
928 Great Deals out of 70,251 listings starting at $997
Used Ford Focus
634 Great Deals out of 57,259 listings starting at $795
Used Toyota Camry
1,100 Great Deals out of 90,760 listings starting at $1,599
Used Ford Crown Victoria
16 Great Deals out of 1,221 listings starting at $1,595
Used Ford Escort
321 listings
Used Honda Civic
809 Great Deals out of 88,112 listings starting at $1,299
Used Ford F-150
2,055 Great Deals out of 207,336 listings starting at $1,499
Used Jeep Wrangler
260 Great Deals out of 16,543 listings starting at $2,590
Used GMC Sierra 1500
761 Great Deals out of 69,125 listings starting at $1,850

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.