What wires do I connect to the starter v8-5.4l 1998 elect...

Q: What wires do I connect to the starter

asked by on July 19, 2016

Forgot where my wires goes to on the starter, yellow , red,

My car has 270000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

The black and orange striped wire goes with the red wires behind nut with the big starter cable. The small, tan and red striped one goes to the small terminal. If you are still having trouble, a technician from YourMechanic can come to your car’s location to assist you with your wiring issue.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Transmission is slipping

Hello. From what you describe it would appear that your vehicle may be experiencing more than one issue. The trouble code you have listed appears to be for an issue with the vehicle's fuel pressure sensor or circuit. It may...

My 1999 ford wind star came with a locked glovebox with no key. How do I get into the glovebox without damaging it?

Hello, thank you for writing in. If preventing damage, you have two different options. One is to order a new key from the dealership. The other is to have a professional locksmith pick the lock. These locks are simple enough...

Fuel gauge dropped dramatically and the gas tank looked like it was suctioned in because of a vacuum

Hi there, thanks for writing in your question and the details of your situation. Based off your information, I'd like to mention that the fuel fill tube has a fresh air inlet that should prevent this from happening. Either an...

Related articles

2011 Dodge Ram vs. 2011 Ford F-150: Which One Should I Buy?
Large trucks can be fun to drive, and even more fun to get dirty. Unfortunately, they may also cause you to get phone calls from friends who need to move into a new apartment. Fortunately, just having a truck may...
The Top 5 Selling Cars in Arizona in 2012
Depending Depending on where you live in Arizona, the weather is either arid or there may be periods of heavy snow – such as in the mountain areas. The vehicles that have been popular in previous years for the area,...
How Does a Starter Motor Work?
When you turn the key in your car’s ignition, the engine turns over and then cranks. However, getting it to crank...