1999 lincoln battery cable replacement

Asked by Jun 16, 2016 at 05:39 PM about the Lincoln Town Car

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

How hard is it to replace the battery cables I think
my battery and being corroded caused problems in
the cable lines and they need to be replaced
because it's causing serious issues my car will
only start every once in awhile please help

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If you have never done this kind of work it can be difficult, but it can be done by a novice if he is careful, remember just do one cable at a time, hopefully you can find an exact replacement set so you wont have to be making up cables. The next thing I would suggest is getting a sealed battery. Optima are expensive but very good, there are Excide, Diehards, and I heard that Delco was getting on the band wagon. Those will eliminate your corrosion troubles.

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