I had battery acid leak out of my battery and get all over everything under the hood. It smoked some and has a awful smell. Will it eat up my cables and how do I fix it?

Asked by Oct 14, 2015 at 01:56 AM about the 2010 Ford Escape XLT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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IF MORE THAN 4 YRS OLD....GET RID OF IT....POSSIBLE HAZZARD

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You can purchase an acid neutralizer and spray on the areas soaked by the acid. Follow the directions, and if done properly you should be fine.

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you can use baking soda and water it will neutarlize the acid

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