Why won't the plastic cap come off the positive terminal of the battery?

Asked by Jan 01, 2013 at 01:51 PM about the 2006 Chrysler Sebring Touring Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Is that cap on a new battery? New batteries with top posts have a cap to prevent accidental shorting. There's a tab that gets pulled to break it free. You might have to cut it off. Side posts have a plastic disk that unscrews.

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C batman- seal them after your get the red compressed &or fastened And as you get toward Hybrids:NEVER CUT OR DISCONNECT THE ORANGE Wire.

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Thanks,i will try this,might seem obvious to some but i do not ever force plastic but now with this good advice i will.

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Seal a 'DIE" hard with petroleum jell. Or your source of EMF.

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