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Revive your battery with new cable ends from Sears
When your car doesn't start, you might assume it's a dead battery. However, if you have lots of rust on your battery, it might be the cable ends. Areas that experience rain and regular snowfall in the winter can create corrosion on the ends, causing them to give out. Without the right ends, your vehicle won't transfer power from its starter to the battery. Sears has a wide variety of cable ends for you to get the job done for any car, truck or SUV.
Most batteries gather rust over time. While light corrosion can be cleaned off with a solid, homemade base or solution, significant build-up can cause damage that is beyond repair. If you need to replace the cable ends, it's important to find ones that can be nestled around the connectors on your car's battery. Installation is easy to complete on your own and doesn't require too much time.
Once you have the proper cable ends, bolts and other battery accessories, all you need are pliers, soldering iron and wire cutters for this project. Wire cutters are used to snip the old ends before the new ones are connected to the cable with the soldering iron. Since you are dealing with acid and other contaminants from your car battery, make sure to wear a pair of protective gloves and long sleeves to prevent these chemicals from coming in contact with your skin.
After you've installed the cable ends, there are measures you can take to reduce harmful corrosion to your battery. For instance, regularly clean the negative and positives posts so the rust doesn't damage the cable ends. In fact, Sears carries terminal brushes with heavy duty bristles, so you can remove acid without exerting too much energy. Another way to keep you battery and the cable ends in peak condition, you can install a special box, which helps insulate and prevents heavy corrosion. Whichever method you use, either one will keep your battery and the cable ends lasting longer.
Your battery is one of the most important parts under the hood, and has a lot of pieces that help it work in sync with the rest of your engine block. Cable ends are a vital battery component that keeps the electricity flowing throughout your car. Whether you need to replace the ends or make other repairs to your car battery, Sears has the high-quality parts to keep your vehicle running smoothly.