Homemade Battery Terminal Connection?

Answer A battery powered electrical circuit requires two connections to the battery--a positive connection and a negative connection. Each battery cable requires a battery terminal connection to provide a... Read More »

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How to Form a Wire Loop for a Terminal Connection?

Electrical wires can be attached to the backs of switches or receptacles by being wrapped around the terminal screw, and then the screw tightened against the wire. This, in effect, "sandwiches" the... Read More »

How to Install a Battery Terminal?

A car's battery connects to the vehicle through the terminals, which are the sleeves that fit over the battery posts. Acid and rust degrade the terminals, which, if not monitored, will cause the te... Read More »

GM Battery Terminal Removal?

When changing or cleaning the battery in a GM vehicle, there are really only two ways to remove the terminal connections. GM has only used two types of batteries in their vehicles, side post or top... Read More »

How to Identify a Battery Terminal?

You should know how to identify battery terminals, particularly if you're wiring a car battery or device that has to be connected to the correct polarity. Every battery has two terminals: one posit... Read More »