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post #1 of 5 Old 05-14-2013, 07:41 AM Thread Starter
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problem solved for 3 dollars

I had issues with my jeep not starting at all. Had the whole thing looked over and the shop said my battery was at fault

battery tested fine at 3 different places

we were leaning towards the starter, then it hit me

The jeep would start everytime i removed the battery

turns out the positive and negative wires in the battery clamps were corroded

3 dollars in new napa clamps, jeep runs like never before...

Just a suggestion to all, go to napa, buy new battery clamps today. Spend 20 min putting them on and save yourself a headache down the road

They are cheap! Its easy to do! No excuses!

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post #2 of 5 Old 05-14-2013, 08:55 AM
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post #3 of 5 Old 05-14-2013, 10:01 AM
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thanks for sharing, I'm sure someone will find this useful.
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post #4 of 5 Old 05-14-2013, 10:09 AM
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It's something you never think about, but it sure helps!
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post #5 of 5 Old 05-14-2013, 05:17 PM
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.... you could have solved this with an $0.89 can of soda instead of replacing your clamps... or a battery terminal brush.
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