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Old 11-21-2011, 09:04 AM
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Whelp...since most of our beautiful ladies are soon to be or already are TEENagers, sometimes things get loose, dirty, rusty, etc. I think I'd be good to have a comprehensive list of where all the ground wires are. A good thrashing on all your grounds is always a good start when trouble shooting those pesky electric gremlins. I'll start w/ my fave:

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#1: Back of passenger side cylinder head.
#2: Passenger side of block.
#3: 3 ground wires on the back of the drivers side head.
#4: under the bracket for the air box assembly. (can cause all kinds of light problems)
#5: cluster of ground wires on the lower ds pillar, close to the door pushbutton for the interior light.
#6: Grounding strap from just behind alternator. (PS fluid just loves to reek havoc in that area)

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#2 Passenger side of block.
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I have 3 ground wires on the back of the drivers side head, there is another ground under the bracket for the air box assembly, on the ds,that can cause all kinds of light problems,,there is also a cluster of ground wires on the lower ds pillar, close to the door pushbutton for the interior light,,,,,,theres my add to the mix
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#3 Grounding strap from just behind alternator. PS fluid just loves to reek havoc in that area...
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Thx guys. Updated.
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Can't be all of them...TTT
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what bolt do i use on the ground from behind the alt? and where does it bolt to? pics please
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anymore grounds?
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Thanks for the helpful post.

Would anyone happen to know where the ground wire from the stereo head unit is connected? Thanks.
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Passenger side fender well battery ground and drivers side by fuse block
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Originally Posted by h_friesen View Post
Passenger side fender well battery ground and drivers side by fuse block
Thanks for the reply. Just knowing that it isn't grounded to a cylinder head clears up an issue for me. Thanks.
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Can someone get me a pic of where the ground strap is supposed to be.
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Default where does the ground strap behind the alternator come from?

the ground strap behing the alternator on my 99 trans am is broken and its hanging from the driver side of the block.. but i cant figure out where it come from
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Are there any good grounds in the trunk area or do you have to just make your own?
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Was perusing my ancient cam-swap pics... inside of driver's side frame rail... under the OEM location for ABS controller (?) block.

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And my girl's only 9yrs and 10 months So don't be oogling her in my pic you pedo!
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Where does the steel braided ground wire go to its in the driver side by the alternator..help plz!!!
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Mine runs from the alternator to that bolt that I have a picture of, above.
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I nominate this for sticky.
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