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Don’t Forget to Clean Your Battery Terminals

Don’t Forget to Clean Your Battery Terminals

Although your vehicle battery requires less maintenance than your engine or brakes, doesn’t mean you should neglect it completely. Most drivers forget to clean their battery terminals. It is not until they have starting problems and come to open their hood, that they find that the battery is completely corroded.   Over time, your car battery can have corrosion around its terminals. By cleaning the connection area, you can better the performance of your battery and extend its lifespan. Cleaning your battery is simple, and it can be done with items you have lying around the house! What to Grab Gloves Baking Soda Water Rag Toothbrush Petroleum Jelly Steps Step 1 - Combine 1 tbsp of baking soda with a cup of water, and stir until they are mixed. Step 2 - Open the trunk, locate the battery, and undo the cables. Inspect the battery to assess what areas need to be cleaned. Plus, check for signs of leaks or swelling. If so, you should skip cleaning and he ... read more

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