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Battery Terminal Cleaning Tools
The red tool looks cheaper, but it actually works much better than ...
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These are the absolute crappiest terminals on the market, and they're becoming the most-popular. Th...
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Q: "Why do I have battery problems?"
A: Why wouldn't you?
Any ONE of these can cause slow...
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Before hammering the terminal down onto the battery post, remove its bolt (especially if it's very d...
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For whatever reasons (corrosion, overtightening, poorly-attached accessories...), automotive battery...
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Fortunately, the lead terminal didn't melt into the lead battery post, and the battery wire is virtu...
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This terminal appears to be in fair condition for its age, but I'm replacing the other anyway, so th...
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This shows how little of the wire is actually in contact with the lead terminal, and how much room t...
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This terminal is about to fail for a variety of reasons, and that exposed wire isn't doing great.
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Internally, it's even more corroded than the negative terminal shown before.
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As bad as this looks, it CAN be cleaned & repaired without losing much of the cables' length. The w...
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After cutting off the damaged terminal & stripping the cable slightly less than the depth of the rep...
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The strands are now shiny clean, and the cable has been pre-bent the way it will need to be after th...
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The cable (along with any other wires to be attached) has been set in position in the new terminal, ...
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The essence of soldering is:
1) clean surfaces
2) all parts heated above the melting point of the so...
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Note that the solder totally fills the socket, and the heat was maintained long enough for some sold...
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The cooled & wire-brushed terminal is now installed on the cleaned battery post, making a connection...
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This '94 truck required 2 new terminals. Note that the amplifier's fuse wire was soldered into the ...
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Late-Model OE-style Battery Terminals ~$10ea @ NAPA
The "lead-free" description is mislea...