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Jeep "Y" negative battery cable modification. 

I don't know why Jeep used that cable but apparently it's a hard cable to find.  Below is what I did on my 97 Jeep Grand Cherokee and it seems to be working great.  In fact, I think the volt meter went up slightly when I hooked up the new ground cable. 

Note: This is what I did on my own personal Jeep.  It is provided for information only.  I do not guarantee that it will work for you.  Perform this modification at your own risk. 

Step 1: Disconnected the negative cable from the battery.

Step 2: Disconnect the other end of the negative cable from the stud on the engine block. 

Step 3: Using a box cutter, carefully cut the tape that holds the corrugated loom and cables together. 

Step 4: Locate the "Y" in the negative cable and cut the wire going to the alternator as close as possible to the "Y".  Crimp a heavy duty #8 gauge 5/16 lug (#10 gauge is too small) on to the end of the wire coming from alternator (the one you just cut - a 310 gauge crimper works OK).  Apply heat shrink to seal the connection.

Step 5: Place the ring end of the new battery cable on the engine ground stud, then install the alternator ground wire (with the new end) and replaced the nut.

Here is a sketch of what it all looked like when done:  

Jeep negative cable



The chassis ground on our cables is a few inches longer than stock for ease of installation.

The cable is a little long at 30 inches but that is what the factory cable was.

Back to the Jeep Cherokee Battery Cables page.

Don't see the cable you wanted here?  I'd be happy to build a cable to your specifications.  Go to the Custom Orders page for more information.   

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