Ground wires

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Asked by Feb 23, 2016 at 08:14 AM about the 1990 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Where's the ground wire that goes from the battery
to the motor at. Is it a plug of a bolt. My car acts
like the alternator is bad but Its not. Can having a
bunch of oil and black stuff on it completely stop
my car from starting and staying running.

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The ground isn't turning green or anything I can see its just all black and sludgy from where's it's stuck at on the motor

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Yes that can effect the connection. At least that's where I would start. It's a bolt thru a ring lug on end of cable. View your other post for more details.

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Should I use a socket an ratchet?

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Socket would be easier

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My name is keith and i have a 2003 eclipse but nothing is powering on and battery is good i took alternator to autozone and that passed but they said to check ground wires how do i do that

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