Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Battery connections not transferring power

asked by on

The connections of my car's battery are not transferring power.

A: If the battery terminals are not transferri...

If the battery terminals are not transferring power, then they have a bad connection. This may be from corrosion, a loose bolt, or the connector may be bad. Over time, the terminals will not tighten down enough so they need to be replaced. If you want to have this repaired, consider YourMechanic. They will be able to come to your home or office to replace the battery terminals.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Car cranks but won't start

Hey there: In most cases, when an engine won't start but the starter engages and cranks the engine over, it's due to a fuel delivery or ignition system malfunction. There are more than a dozen individual components that could cause...

Q: steering and front wheels.

This is most likely a wheel bearing or brake problem. When brake pads drag against the brake rotors, this can cause the vehicle to pull to one side or the other depending on which rotor is being dragged. Additionally, if...

Q: Battery never charges completely

Hello, thanks for writing in. There aren't very many reasons for the battery to die with a properly working charging system. The alternator maintains the charge on the battery even when the vehicle is sitting still. Have the vehicles battery...

Related articles

How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.