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Old 02-21-2016, 05:50 PM   #1
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Default Engine Ground Wire (braided)

Hello,

New member, first post. I was doing some routine maintenance on my car and I happened to notice a major ground strap loose (see photo). It is located on the top of the engine (viewed from under the hood), on the drivers side of the engine. The engine end of the wire is securely fastened to the engine block, but the other end is floating. I cannot see anything nearby that it could even reach to. It is possible the other end was put back on in the wrong orientation so it isn't reaching what it is supposed to. If anyone can check theirs out or has an answer to this it would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 02-21-2016, 06:20 PM   #2
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Default Re: Engine Ground Wire (braided)

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Hello,

New member, first post. I was doing some routine maintenance on my car and I happened to notice a major ground strap loose (see photo). It is located on the top of the engine (viewed from under the hood), on the drivers side of the engine. The engine end of the wire is securely fastened to the engine block, but the other end is floating. I cannot see anything nearby that it could even reach to. It is possible the other end was put back on in the wrong orientation so it isn't reaching what it is supposed to. If anyone can check theirs out or has an answer to this it would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks!
I have a picture of that ground strap where it is attached to the head on a 2006 Saturn Vue 2.2. I had the head off and photographed different angles so I would know how it goes back. Don't know if this will help. The other end goes to the valve cover and I believe there was a stud facing the driver's side with a nut securing that strap.


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John.... 2006 Saturn Vue, 2.2, 186,000 miles Recently junked out - (threw a rod)

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Default Re: Engine Ground Wire (braided)

So I final got my new replacement pump from amazon $95 bucks, after swapping them out I took the old one apart and found that the steel bell was broken into 4 pieces, the impeller is magnetic driven, see pic, also I am thinking about doing a color change when I paint it, black now, want something that pops but not to bright, haven't decided on when to do it but I know less than 6 k where built just thinking ahead

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