Introduction: Cleaning a Car Battery Pole.

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The negative of my wife's car battery pole is slack to touch. This is not good! It is so slack I can remove it by using 2 fingers.

Step 1: Corrosion.

Picture of Corrosion.

As you can see the pole has significant corrosion. This needs to be removed.

Step 2: The Tool.

Picture of The Tool.

This brass brush is perfect for cleaning lead poles.

Step 3: Cleaning!

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Carefully brushing the pole and the clamp, I made sure all surfaces were clean.

Step 4: Completion!

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Using a 10mm Spanner I tightened till snug. Now the clamp is secure on the pole and the vehicle ready for the road!

Comments

davidoxigen (author)2017-01-07

I can edit my posts later, i hope

maniacse (author)2016-09-28

It is good to use battery contact paste to seal it. Once you have those crystals there, those will be back in no time.

Mjtrinihobby (author)maniacse2016-09-28

Good point!

beaver79 (author)2016-09-25

It is even no basic. Please...

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