My positive battery terminal/connector finally broke on me. As I was
replacing the terminal with a just a standard universal battery
terminal/connector, I noticed one single wire laying by the bottom of
battery not connected. The wire was a red wire wrapped in the factory
plastic protective tubing....just like the positive battery cable. It
looked like the wire had been cleaning cut to disconnect it with the end
pushed back in the tubing. The wire ran down the fender well toward the
bottom of the firewall. Any idea what this red wire in protective
tubing might be????
I have had the car for 6 years and have never had any electircal
problems. Everything seems to work on the car. I did not cut the
wire. Guess if it ain't broke, don't fix it.
Judging by a glance at my own '91, and a skim through the factory manual,
it doesn't sound like a factory wire.
There *is* a red wire that goes from the EGR Control Solenoid Valve on the
firewall to the ECU, but I don't think it would be routed near the battery.
And you won't have EGR if you have a manual transmission.
Any evidence of any aftermarket installations? Remote start, alarm, anti-
No sign of any aftemarket devices that I can see. It is a manual trans.
I could not see where it could have been connnected either. It does look
factory to me since it is wrapped in the plastic spiral factory
protective tubing. I am not going to worry about. Just thought I would
Thanks for the response.
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