How to Replace Battery Terminals

Replace your battery terminals in an hour for less than $20.

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Socket/ratchet set
  • Hacksaw
  • Wire brush
  • Pliers
  • Wrench set

You'll also need a heat gun and plastic gloves.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Battery cable terminals
  • Heat-shrink tubing
  • Neutralizing felt pads
  • Anti-corrosion spray