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In a vehicle, it is the electrical strap that connects the engine to the rest of the car. The purpose is to make sure all electrical devices have a good electrical connection and to prevent static in the radio.

In appliances it is a wire that connect the appliance to a permanent grounding device. The purpose is to prevent injury to the people who might touch the appliance.

In a vehicle an earth ground strap is also a strap that drains static electricity off the car to the ground. They prevent painful static shocks when exiting the vehicle and eliminate electrostatic discharge ESD responsible for fire at gas stations.

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