Grand Prix

Corrosion on Battery Cable Ends on Pontiac Grand Prix

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: 170,500 (161,000–180,000)
8 model years affected: 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, more2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
10 people reported this problem
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cleaned cables and terminals but replaced the positive battery cable stud connector that hooks up to the fuse box. the but wouldnt come off and my boyfriend broke it trying to get the corrosion off