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Wondering what to do with a defective battery? Maybe you need a brand-new Battery Cable End already! Your car's battery cables and cable ends are responsible for carrying electrical power to the electrical parts such as the starter motor, the lights, the radio, and many more. Over time, however, the battery cable and battery cable ends may rust. This problem will lead to problem during engine startups, as well as when trying to activate certain electrical components on your car. If you are already having a hard time getting your car to start due to a corroded or damaged Battery Cable End, then you should get an OE replacement immediately. The best thing you can do right now is to get the best cable end for your battery here at Auto Parts Warehouse. Visit our parts catalog today to find the highest-quality products that are guaranteed to perform beyond your expectations. We guarantee non-stop customer support for your critical parts needs, secured purchases for your peace of mind, flexible payment choices for your utmost convenience, and express parts shipping for your immediate repair or replacement jobs. So what are you waiting for? Get your new Battery Cable End here right now!

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Replacing your Battery Cable End

Thanks to your battery, you're able to listen to your radio, make use of your headlights, and get your car started. Automobile batteries are very vital components; however, they seem to be their own worst enemies. Why? Because most batteries, which are lead-acid secondary cells, give off sulfuric acid vapors while the battery is being charged. Over time, these vapors can corrode the battery connectors and damage them. In the event that this happens, the battery cable ends will call for replacements. Fortunately for you, changing out your battery cable ends should be a no sweat DIY task.

Difficulty Level: Easy

Things you will need:

  • Safety gloves
  • Battery cable
  • Slip-joint pliers
  • Wire cutters
  • Utility knife or razor
  • Soldering iron
  • Electronic solder
  • Replacement battery cable ends

Step 1: When doing DIY repair jobs, especially electrical ones, be sure to wear safety gloves before getting started.

Step 2: Raise your hood and keep it propped open.

Step 3: Loosen the battery cable retaining nut. Remove the cable from the battery post. Cut the old battery cable using a knife or razor and remove half an inch of insulation from the snipped wire.

Step 4: Take your new battery cable end and loosen its top bolts. Insert the stripped end of the battery cable in the space created when loosening the top bolts. Then tighten the bolts until the connector securely holds the cable.

Step 5: Solder the wire to the terminal connector.

Step 6: Loosen the battery terminal retaining nut, and position the new battery cable end over the battery post.

Step 7: Tighten the nut until the connector firmly clamps the battery post.

Step 8: At this point, you're abut all set. Just close your hood and test out if the battery works by starting your engine.

Warning!

Do not attempt to replace cable ends when one terminal is still connected to the battery. Doing this may result in electrocution.