Why does my battery post keep melting my cable clamp

Asked by Feb 04, 2015 at 01:34 PM about the Dodge RAM 250

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

It done this 2 times with a year

2 Answers

Idk my jeeps battery keeps eating my terminals though... i thing its my battery

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A dirty cable end can cause high resistance which generates heat when starting. Another possible cause is that the starter is drawing too much current which overheats the cable.

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