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'11-16 General Questions General questions related to 2011-Up Super Duty trucks. If it doesn't fit the other categories, post it here. Gas engine discussion that pertains to all models is allowed. Specific gas engine questions should use the Gas Engines forum.

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post #16 of 19 (permalink) Old 06-06-2019, 11:24 AM
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I have used the coke option many times for the terminal corrosion. But what about cleaning the actual end of the cable before crimping the new terminal. Is it even necessary. Would think so to ensure good connection.
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Boiling water melts away heavy corrosion deposits almost with magical ease. Neutralizing can be accomplished with baking soda as mentioned... of course, you can neutralize just about anything (relevant) with enough water. Here are some examples of crimpers----> Battery Lug and Terminal Crimping Tools | Automotive & Truck Aftermarket | SARGENT Tools
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Try this - when installing the clamp to the post, let the top of the clamp sit flush with battery post top, which leaves a gap between the bottom of the clamp and top of battery.

I notice the pass side battery clamp has a gap at its bottom, and very clean, yet the driver side battery clamp was resting on top of the battery, and it was full of that green junk. I removed the clamp, cleared off good, reinstalled it, flush to top of battery post.

And I sprayed a lube/corrosion control fluid on it. Seems to be working ok.
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This forum is great ! I found the same issue on the positive terminal on the passenger side. One cell was dead purchased new Interstate (Costco $118.00) Tried to (rebuild Terminal)but still some corrosion starting. Thank you ford_doctor for the part number. Only question who/where can I order that terminal part number?

Still waiting any help on my "Door Ajay" issue

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