Ground or hot


Asked by Jun 21, 2017 at 06:23 PM about the 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo

Question type: General

I have 97 jeep grand cherokee which don't
remember where this connection goes

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Follow the cable down into the engine compartment. If any of the wires bolts to something metal, like the fender or engine block, it's the ground (-) cable. But if it bolts to the starter or the underhood fuse box, it's the positive (+) cable. HTH. -Jim

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K I follow 2 of 4 wires looks like it goes to ecm on right side of fire wall not sure still if hot or ground

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Where do the other 2 wires go? With the red stripe on one of the wires it's probably the hot cable. Emphasis on "probably"! HTH. -Jim


Judging by this diagram I'd have to say that cable is the positive (+) cable. You're looking at item #1 on the diagram. That's the positive (+) cable. See how there's more than 1 wire coming off the terminal? The ground (-) cable only has the 1 wire on it. HTH. -Jim


Ok guys just want to thank you for your time, I found those wires needed to hook up to the engine as a ground

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Awesome!! Glad you figured it out!! Thank you for the best answer click!! -Jim

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