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Old 04-11-2016, 12:16 AM   #11
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New car buyer will care far more about car starting and running 100% of the time than whether it is OEM or not. At least he'd better.
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Old 01-19-2017, 04:13 PM   #12
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There is now a cheaper and possibly quicker solution, if they have it on hand.





Cost me $5.
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Old 01-25-2017, 01:11 AM   #13
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Part will suck just like the OEM. I've tried simply putting one in a vise to 'close it up' to make it grasp tighter, the part is weak enough to simply open back up when you tighten it, what a new one will do too. If the brass notches have swedged out to be looser it won't grip anyway.

Ill-designed part there, the idea is flawed. Only works when new and not even then with some.

If you clean at least the smaller terminal as little as one time the grip range is so slight with that design the terminal then quits holding post and can be twisted by hand at fully tight on the bolt. Why the sides of that picced part open up, from overtightening.

They should pay YOU $5 to buy them in my view.

Like most other parts on a Focus, they spend more time using engineers to design the part to be changed more than once rather than last.

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Dude, it's a easy job. The real problem is to over torque your battery holder bolt

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I snapped mine on my '16 ST when I put a battery tender on it last fall, ordered 2 from Advance Auto parts to have one as a backup.
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