Does it matter what terminal to take off a 1996 mercury mystique to see if it still stays running if not why does it shut off when u take the neg. Off if its a new altenator?

Asked by Mar 04, 2014 at 07:25 PM about the 1996 Mercury Mystique 4 Dr LS Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

So ppl said it matters what terminal u
take off on certain vechicles the
altenator is brand new but u take
offthe negitive termial it dies out

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Why are you removing the battery cables? Do you suspect the new alternator is faulty?

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