Severely Corroded Battery terminals, how do i prevent this???

chomorro21

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I did the DIY ground install with all new terminals etc etc. Well only baout five months later my Positive terminals is badly correded. I will have to get another terminal.....Anyways how do you guys prevent this?? There has to be a way, is it my battery? I will post a pic later.:thumbsup:
 

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Whenever my terminals get dirty, I pour a little cola on it and it gets rid of the corrosion. Autozone also carries little brillo pad things that go onto the terminal to prevent corrosion.
 

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you can't really prevent it from corrosion. well, the only thing is, if you have a sub+amp, take it out and it should stop it. basically because you use too much energy from the battery. but to clean it, i use baking soda and water mixed together and use a tooth brush and clean it off. make sure you put the whole terminal out because there's corrosion under it.
 

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actually there is a way you can prevent it....its called automotive grease...or in the terms of the military mechanics GAA. They also have caps at Advance auto. but I really suggest the automotive grease route..after cleaning them off from corriosion.
 

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You can use grease or there is a coating you can spray on them to prevent that from happening. I put vaseline on mine (leave the jokes out) and haven't had any corrosion since.
 

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yea, its entirely preventable. theirs a grease they make for this, you just put it on the battery terminals, then put the plug on and put a little on the plug and youre good to go.
 

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And in case it gets dirty again in the future, pour in some HOT water on the terminals and you should be good
 

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they carry 2 cans of spray one gets rid of the corrosion and one prevents it from coming back i get them for free from my work :) i have never had this problem you a metal brush to take it off(the corrsion and then spray it withthe sealer
 

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