Mechanics

THE CAR WONT START UNLESS I JIGGLE GROUND WIRE ONE THE BATTERY TERMINAL.

1993 Plymouth Sundance • 200,000 miles

When I jiggle the wire on the battery terminal the car head lights turn on. So there is power. When I go to start the car one of the wires seems to have a hole in it( the coating is stopped in assuming) it looks like the wire to the starter but in not sure. Could this be true and if so could you send me that wire diagram so I can replace it. I don't know the gauge of wire to use either. In on a very low income and in not very mechanically incline. I've done work on cars like replacing transmissions and fuel and water pumps but this is my family's main means of transportation and would really like to not mess it up. I would really appreciate any help thank you for your time!
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Stick3411
March 5, 2012.



Picture would help?


Tiny
Fixitmr
Mar 5, 2012.
Sorry it took so long to get you a picture. I really wasn't expecting a reply that fast. Thank you. Here are some pictures. In pointing to the wire I believe is the problem. Thank you for your help!


Tiny
Stick3411
Mar 5, 2012.
Did you do the battery clamp replacements? How long ago? That's usually the place of bad contact. And yes, that wire should go to starter. So check the other end also.


Tiny
Fixitmr
Mar 7, 2012.