Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: My car loses electrical power due to lose clamps. How much will it cost to get it fixed approx?

asked by on

My car loses electrical power. I think it is because the clamps are lose and once a mechanic jammed a screw in there as a temporary fix. But someone told me today that it could lead to a short circuit. So now I am wondering how much it would cost to fix the problem.

My car has 35000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Sent billing question to CS about battery c...

Sent billing question to CS about battery cable terminal replacement cost.

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: Thin metal rattle noise from front

If a brake shield (aka "dust shield") is loose, or you suspect brake or wheel bearing noise, please simply request a brake noise diagnostic - rattling and a certified mechanic will be dispatched by YourMechanic to evaluate your brakes and...

Q: How do I install my child restraint system?

There are many different types of child restraint systems on the market, and they often have different setups. To be sure that you are safely and properly installing a child restraint system, you should always follow the restraint manufacturer’s instructions....

Q: My window is off track.

This is a very common problem. What has happened is the cable that moves the window up and down has come out of place. This is most likely due to one of the plastic pulleys that the cable follows has...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
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...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...