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Car Battery Cable Replacement Service

What is the Battery Cable all about?

Battery cables transfer the current from the battery to other electrical components (starter, alternator, fuse block). Without battery cables, there will be no electrical power in any part of your car. The cables are located under the hood and are attached to the battery on one end and the engine and electrical accessories on the other. All cars have multiple cables. These cables can become corroded and cause bad connections, which will not allow the right amount of current to be transferred to the electrical components in the car.

Keep in mind:

In most cases, battery cables cannot be repaired and must be replaced as an assembly. But in some cases, your mechanic may be able to cut the corroded part of the cable and install a terminal end. By doing this, you can avoid replacing the cable assembly.

How it's done:

  • Perform a voltage drop test.
  • Remove and replace cables if voltage drop is more than 0.1 volt.
  • Clean cables.
  • Inspect charging system.
  • Perform a starter draw test.
  • Test for proper voltage output from alternator.

Our recommendation:

Corrosion is the battery cable’s worst enemy. If you open the hood of your car, you may find a white or bluish powdery substance (dried acid) on the battery and cables. This acidic substance will corrode the battery terminal ends and the battery cable. It is a good practice to have the battery and cables checked and cleaned at regular intervals (we recommend every other oil change). This will prevent the corrosion from building up and it will extend the life of the battery cables.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Battery Cable?

  • Car does not start.
  • Clicking noise when starting the car.
  • Electrical components (e.g. lights, radio, horn) may not work.

How important is this service?

Battery cables transfer currency from the battery to the electrical components of the vehicle. Without functioning battery cables, the battery has no way of outputting energy. The alternator and starter rely on battery cables for power, so malfunctioning cables mean that your vehicle won’t start up or have any electrical energy.


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Alex

20 years of experience
135 reviews
Alex
20 years of experience
Cadillac Eldorado V8-4.9L - Battery Cable Replacement (Positive, Negative) - Naperville, Illinois
he did a great job didn't waste time in getting things done very professional was very satisfied thank you

Nathaniel

10 years of experience
326 reviews
Nathaniel
10 years of experience
Chevrolet Impala V6-3.5L - Battery Cable Replacement (Positive) - Newport News, Virginia
Nathaniel Cobbs arrived to my property on time ,completed the job ,I was very satisfied with his service. I will recommend Nathaniel to my family, and friends..will be using the service again in the near future

Juan

9 years of experience
292 reviews
Juan
9 years of experience
Toyota Corolla L4-1.6L - Battery Cable Replacement (Positive) - Orlando, Florida
Juan was very helpful and friendly. I was having my battery replaced and it turned out the battery cables were also badly corroded. Juan was nice enough to wait while I went to the auto store to get a cable repair kit. He then repaired the cable and got the car to start right up. Thanks Juan!

Jimmi

27 years of experience
231 reviews
Jimmi
27 years of experience
Suzuki XL-7 V6-3.6L - Battery Cable Replacement (Negative) - Sanford, Florida
He's professional, practical and fast. He doesn't install things you don't need and gives you an honest opinion of the status of your vehicle.

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