How to Change Battery Cables?

Answer If your car battery is dead a few days out of the week, but you are positive the battery unit is good, check out the cables. The positive battery cable is usually the culprit. Check for corrosion (... Read More »

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How Do I Change Battery Cables in a 1996 Chevrolet Silverado?

You should check the condition of your battery cables regularly to avoid being stranded if one should crack and fail. Check both cables for any signs of damage every time you change the oil. Buy re... Read More »

How to Connect Battery Cables?

Many situations require you to connect a battery cable. Three such examples follow.

How to Crimp Battery Cables?

Battery cables contain a bundle of copper wires to conduct electricity within a protective coating that prevents sparks and short circuits. Older battery cables corrode near the terminals or may ac... Read More »

How to Clean Car Battery Cables?

Car batteries with old, "wet cell" technology have a history of corrosive build up on the battery terminals and cable ends. The chemical reaction created in an electric fuel cell concentrate around... Read More »