What to know about servicing the battery/cables
In order for everything to function properly in your car, the battery and its cables should be in best condition. By its very nature, a battery can cause corrosion, and cables can become loose or frayed, or touch other parts of the under hood area. Examining that all is well with the battery and its attachments is a wise idea for trouble free motoring.
Facts to Note:
Battery acid is extremely corrosive, and caution is recommended.
There is potential for electric shock when working with these paets. Leave this work to one of your expert technicians.
How to Fix:
The radio codes and stations are written down or a memory saver is used
The negative and positive cables are detached from the battery
The battery terminals, cable ends are cleaned and serviced
The battery terminals are reconnected to the battery and the battery is examined
The radio code is entered and the stations are reset as required
Get the battery and cables tested every time your car has routine upkeep done.
Common symptoms indicating you need to service the battery/cables:
Car has trouble starting
Visible deposits or corrosion on the battery
Signs of wear on the battery cables
Importance of this service:
Without a properly charged battery and securely attached battery cables, your car will not start.