There is a steel plate attached to the ground cable on the battery What is the function of this plate?

Asked by Oct 20, 2016 at 10:42 PM about the 1996 Ford Contour 4 Dr SE Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1 Answer

63,305

Most likely to conduct the ground (-) side of the battery circuit to the chassis of the car and complete the circuit. Or if it appears that it was not installed at the factory, but everything works ok, I'd leave it alone. If it works, don't fix it. HTH. -Jim

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Ford Contour Questions

Ford Contour Experts

#1 tropikalpirate
tropikalpirate
Reputation 620
#2 David Koppa
David Koppa
Reputation 330
#3 Wesley Beadle
Wesley Beadle
Reputation 280
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Taurus
197 Great Deals out of 19,234 listings starting at $500
Used Ford Mustang
331 Great Deals out of 45,576 listings starting at $2,000
Used Ford Explorer
744 Great Deals out of 74,481 listings starting at $750
Used Honda Accord
677 Great Deals out of 82,246 listings starting at $500
Used Volkswagen Jetta
338 Great Deals out of 33,525 listings starting at $700
Used Nissan Altima
778 Great Deals out of 77,241 listings starting at $470
Used Toyota Corolla
738 Great Deals out of 74,267 listings starting at $1,991
Used Ford Escort
364 listings starting at $1,430
Used Mercury Sable
4 Great Deals out of 924 listings starting at $1,990
Used Jeep Cherokee
356 Great Deals out of 59,002 listings starting at $2,378
Used Chevrolet Cavalier
1,076 listings