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Corroded battery terminal

Discussion in 'GM Electrical Tech' started by eyegore, Nov 23, 2009.

  1. eyegore

    eyegore Rockstar 100 Posts

    Have an '07 Silverado LTZ w/6.0 Vortex Max. I noticed that my positive battery terminal is corroded. Can I just unhook and clean the terminal or will my radio lock up because of the battery disconnect? Would there be any other issues that I would need to be aware of with unhooking the battery? A local garage plugged something into the power port on my wife's '02 Tahoe to prevent the radio issue but for just for a DIY project, I don't have access to something like that. Any help would greatly be appreciated.
  2. agerangere5

    agerangere5 Member

    i have an 09 and i went to change my battery out with a gell cell. when i disc. the batt and then hooked the new one up the radio still worked. had to reset the presets but no other issues. hope this helps
  3. KidHauler

    KidHauler Epic Member 5+ Years 500 Posts

    Pour a little Coke over it. It eats all the corrosion, and makes you think twice about drinking Coke!

    Good luck,
  4. unplugged

    unplugged Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    Seltzer water isn't as sticky. :glasses:

    No worries on the radio, except the presets. I bought a cheapie radio saver that plugs into the cig socket from Wal-Mart. Used a 9v battery. Didn't work.

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