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Old 11-01-2012, 02:03 PM   #1
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Need to replace my battery cables

I was working under the hood today and noticed that the positive post on my battery was COATED in battery acid dust/corrosion/whatever you want to call it.
Then I noticed that the positive battery cable was split about two inches from the terminal. (!!!)

I can't seem to find a direct replacement from the usual sources (Advance, Auto Zone, etc.)
Rock auto had one, but it said it was for automatic trannies only. (?)

Where would I find a direct replacement cable?
And If not, what would be the best route to go about to replace it with the prepackaged cable they sell at Advance Auto?


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is this what you are looking for???
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Old 11-01-2012, 02:29 PM   #3
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Yeah I believe that is the part I found.

$60 seemed kinda steep.
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Old 11-01-2012, 02:31 PM   #4
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They can be as much as $140 at the dealer if I am not mistaken....
you could always check your local junk yard and see if you can find a decent donor....
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Remember to be liberal with the dielectric grease too!
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Yes yes! Dielectric grease makes the world go round!

Where exactly though? Battery to starter I would assume?
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Both battery cables and at the starter for sure.
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Wasn't there a recall on the battery cables?
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