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Replacing positive battery cable help

Aerohokie

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I am replacing the positive cable on my 04 avy 1500. I noticed corrosion around the T fitting and the truck has always given me strange electric behavior. Changing the negative cable and cleaning the grounds helped a lot, hopefully this cable is my other problem.

anyway, how does the plastic bracket under the front of the motor come off? I got the 10mm bolt off the driver side, but the passenger side is on tight and I can’t find how it’s retained.

also any tips to removing the cable from the starter are appreciated. It looks like I can get it through the passenger wheel well.

TIA!
 

Aerohokie

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So the plastic bracket slides out toward the driver side. There is a small post on the passenger side of the bracket that slides into the block. Now for the fun of routing the new cable!

oh and I did take off the passenger wheel well which granted me good access to the top of the starter. I recommend not bending the connection tabs on the replacement cable until you weave it around the block.
 

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I just Hope I never have a need to replace either Battery cables.

Good luck and glad you found the way...
 

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So the plastic bracket slides out toward the driver side. There is a small post on the passenger side of the bracket that slides into the block. Now for the fun of routing the new cable!

oh and I did take off the passenger wheel well which granted me good access to the top of the starter. I recommend not bending the connection tabs on the replacement cable until you weave it around the block.
Some jobs we do and some jobs we hire out.... pick yer poison!
 

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It took a little coaxing, but I got it all in to place. My battery voltage indicator is now at 14V and electrical system finally seems stable.
 
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