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1991 F250 where should the the ground wires connected to the starter be grounded at?

Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 15-01-2018

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They should be grounded to the engine block with a heavy duty battery cable.
Usually the ground wires for the starter are grounded to the engine block. Hope this helps.
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