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Old 12-07-2010
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Icon5 Unknown Wire From Battery

I was looking over my engine the other night to check the PCV Valve when I noticed a connector was separated. I had to heat the plastic connectors because it was -10C outside to plug them back into eachother, however, I have no idea what the wire is for. The engine was running with no problems before, and now after as well. The wire appears to come out of the back of the battery or the side closer to the tail of the truck. This is on the 3.0L if that makes any difference. Any ideas on what this mysterious connection is?
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umm what color is it if its black just don't worry about it, its just a ground then.
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Could it be the battery blanket (warmer) connection?
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Here are some pictures...

The connection is what I am holding onto.





On the second image right in the centre on the side of the battery you can see the wire entering.
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Could it be the battery blanket (warmer) connection?
looks that way from the pic
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Wiring harness

I have a 2002 ranger xlt and i bought an oem battery heater from a 2001. Do you know if i can buy a harness to plug into the battery heater? And where would it hook up to i don't know if my ranger has the plug for the oem heater. I didnt know when i bought it that it needed a harness i thought it was a standard outlet plug
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I have a 2002 ranger xlt and i bought an oem battery heater from a 2001. Do you know if i can buy a harness to plug into the battery heater? And where would it hook up to i don't know if my ranger has the plug for the oem heater. I didnt know when i bought it that it needed a harness i thought it was a standard outlet plug
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Hahaha thanks. Yeah just wanted to search before I throw the question out, anyone have an answer?
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