Corrosion on Battery Cable Ends on Cadillac DeVille

Problem Description and Possible Solution

Acid may leak from the battery at the cable connections, resulting in corrosion on the battery cable ends and in the battery tray. A Leaking battery should be replaced and the cables thoroughly cleaned or replaced if necessary.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 51,000 (51,000–51,000)
7 model years affected: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, more2001, 2002, 2003
9 people reported this problem
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Remote Negative battery cable missing from location behind power steering pump. Even though the Cadillac Book says there is one ....... dealer denies that there is a cable ...... showed them the book ........ they said book was wrong and wouldn't replace it. Again, Deluxe Auto Sales in Ludlow Ma