Disconnect the negative battery cable from the battery.
Before anything you have to remove negative battery cable to avoid to get a shok from that. You will have to release the bolts to replace the starter.
Remove the old battery, disconnect the negative cable first and install the new battery connect the negative cable last.
Depends on the car. An E30 BMW neg battery cable is about 6 inches. The neg battery cable on a Chevy small block about 2 feet.
The negative battery lead cable is to be connected to the negative lead terminal on the battery.
Replace the battery cable with an OEM style cable. Do not use a clamp on terminal.
Unhook the cable from the Cavaliers battery. Find the opposite end of the cable and pull it out. Fit the new cable in following the old cables route. Connect the non battery end of the cable, then hook to the battery.
First disconnect the negative battery cable, then disconnect the positive battery cable. Batteries usually are held down by a clamp or bracket. Unbolt or unhook the bracket. and remove the battery. Installation is the reverse. Hook negative cable last. HTH
Open the hood, disconnect the negative battery cable FIRST, then the positive cable, then remove the battery hold down clamp, then lift the battery out. Install in reverse order.
My negative battery cable on my 1987 BMW 325is is in the trunk.
The positive cable goes to the starter. The negative cable bolts to the engine block.
Disconnect the negative cable FIRST!..then disconnect the positive and remove.