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Battery Post and Terminal Cleaner - Wire Brush

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  • Cleans top posts of battery and matching cable connections
  • Wire brush works well for cleaning out rusty weld nuts in vehicle frame - great for installing trailer hitches

00254 East Penn / Deka Wiring Battery Terminal Post and Clamp Cleaner





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Video Transcript for Deka Battery Post and Terminal Wire Brush Cleaner Review

Today we'll be looking at our battery post and terminal cleaner by Decca 00:00:03, part number DW00254. All right, here's our battery terminal cleaner. We've got our post cleaner in here. It has a lot of teeth in here to get a good grip on your battery post. We also have our brush side. See this little notch here Twist it and you can see there's a groove that lines up with that notch that locks the top in place. We have our battery clamp cleaner.

It's got a nice screw edge to it so it pulls that dirt out of our clamp. The reasons you would need this is if you're having problems with your vehicle starting, things aren't staying on, they're flickering back and forth, that probably means your battery posts are dirty. That's when you want to get a battery post cleaner. Clean those off and you'll get a better connection. Now that I've shown you this cleaner, we can show you how it works on a vehicle. If you're cleaning your positive post and nothing else, I would suggest taking off your negative post if you have a dual battery setup. That way you don't have any chance of grounding yourself out. We'll get started.

We'll loosen up our clamp. We'll remove it. Now we can take our clean. We've got the bristle brush side that fits over our posts. Just push it on and twist.

It gives you that nice, clean edge on it. You want to push it all the way down until it touches your battery and you can twist it back off. I suggest doing our negative post as well, so come over, do the same thing. Push it all the way down and give it a few twists. Now that I've cleaned the posts, we've got this unlock, you just have to twist it and it pops off. Set my cap down.

Come over here to our clamp. We'll do the same thing. The same twisting motion. Twist it as I push all the way through. If you can see there, it gives us that nice, clean copper look in there. You can also use the brush edge to kind of clean out any of the grooves but if it's really extensive, Decca 00:02:36 also has a battery terminal protection kit that comes with a cleaner spray and felt washers to protect your battery terminals. Now that I'm done cleaning our battery terminals, I can re-install everything and we're good to head down the road. That's our look at the Battery Post and Terminal Cleaner, part number DW00254.


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Battery Post and Terminal Cleaner - Wire Brush - DW00254

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (10 Customer Reviews)


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I built my recovery trailer built, than ks 519597



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Kathy in customer service took great care of me, made sure I got all the correct products for my vehicle. Was patient with me as I went back and forth getting measurements. I saved a 1000 doing the work my self. 446726



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I was able to clean up very very dirty weld nuts perfectly with this cleaner. Awesome! 258162



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Did it's job. Get some WD-40 and that helps too. 233173



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I had a local garage install the hitch and there were no problems. 214427



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Did a good job of cleaning out the threads before installing the mounting bolts for my hitch. 144707



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Just get your stuff here!!!! No BS with these guys! Excellent all around. Ventura 116199



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Looks very good. Haven't used prod. Yet 108520



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I used this to help clean weld nuts for a trailer hitch. The threads on the weld nuts have seen 9+ years of dirt, debris, snow, salt . . . and it showed. This terminal cleaner wire brush was one part of getting the job done. (WD40 and a tap were the other parts.) Once clean, the hitch went right on. 99704



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The battery terminal brush was on sale so I bought an extra one to keep in the car! 81775


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