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I am using my ford escape 2015 to jump start another

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i am using my ford escape 2015 to jump start another vehicle. I can only access the + terminal of the battery. The - post is unaccessible. Is it necessary to remove the battery to use itl
JA: Okay, I'll connect you to the mechanic to discuss this further with you. Before I do, is there anything else you want him to know?
Customer: no.
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  kalamykid replied 3 months ago.

You can connect the black lead of the jumper cables to any good clean metal surface, it does not have to be connected to the batteries negative post directly.