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Acura MDX Battery Terminal Replacement

Your car has two battery terminals, and if they don’t work then your battery isn’t properly connected to your car. Luckily, they're a pretty affordable fix.

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Acura MDX Battery Terminal Repair

RepairSmith offers upfront and competitive pricing. The average cost for Acura MDX Battery Terminal Repair is $37. Drop it off at our shop and pick it up a few hours later, or save time and have our Delivery mechanics come to you.

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2004 Acura MDX 3.5L V6
200,000 miles
Angel M  • 
September 2, 2020 9:15 PM  • 
Phoenix AZ 85024
5.00  hrs
0.50  hrs
2002 Acura MDX 3.5L V6
225,000 miles
Beth H  • 
August 24, 2020 3:39 PM  • 
North Las Vegas NV 89031
4.30  hrs
0.50  hrs
2003 Acura MDX 3.5L V6
270,000 miles
Amy L  • 
August 15, 2020 8:33 PM  • 
Citrus Heights CA 95621
3.40  hrs
0.60  hrs
2002 Acura MDX 3.5L V6
146,000 miles
Ron C  • 
August 13, 2020 6:58 PM  • 
Rancho Cordova CA 95670
1.50  hrs
0.50  hrs
2017 Acura MDX 3.5L V6
0 miles
Test T  • 
June 25, 2020 5:32 PM  • 
El Segundo CA 90245
2.20  hrs
0.80  hrs
2019 Acura MDX 3.5L V6
80,000 miles
John R  • 
June 11, 2020 6:35 AM  • 
Los Angeles CA 90002
1.70  hrs
0.40  hrs
2001 Acura MDX 3.5L V6
266,000 miles
Dru W  • 
April 8, 2020 11:49 PM  • 
Menlo Park CA 94025
3.70  hrs
0.60  hrs
2006 Acura MDX 3.5L V6
168,000 miles
Amit S  • 
March 21, 2020 4:42 PM  • 
San Jose CA 95120
2.60  hrs
0.50  hrs
2014 Acura MDX 3.5L V6
59,000 miles
Nishant T  • 
February 4, 2020 12:00 PM  • 
Fremont CA 94555
3.40  hrs
0.60  hrs
2004 Acura MDX 3.5L V6
230,000 miles
Dlon T  • 
January 31, 2020 7:41 PM  • 
Los Angeles CA 90003
2.70  hrs
0.50  hrs
2005 Acura MDX 3.5L V6
57,000 miles
Lillian B  • 
January 30, 2020 12:00 PM  • 
El Cerrito CA 94530
4.80  hrs
0.70  hrs
2005 Acura MDX 3.5L V6
157,000 miles
Ravi C  • 
November 29, 2019 3:32 AM  • 
Pleasanton CA 94566
4.50  hrs
0.70  hrs
2007 Acura MDX 3.7L V6
125,000 miles
Antonio M  • 
November 28, 2019 12:34 AM  • 
San Jacinto CA 92582
5.10  hrs
0.60  hrs
2018 Acura MDX Base
13,000 miles
Bree C  • 
November 18, 2019 4:00 PM  • 
Lake Elsinore CA 92530
4.00  hrs
0.40  hrs
2016 Acura MDX SH-AWD
120,000 miles
Miguel A  • 
August 7, 2019 11:30 AM  • 
Culver City CA 90230
4.20  hrs
0.30  hrs
2001 Acura MDX 3.5L V6 Touring
300,000 miles
Mai T  • 
San Leandro CA 94579
1.90  hrs
0.70  hrs
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Sep 11, 2020 3:48 PM
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What are Battery Terminals?

You’re in luck, because battery terminals are pretty basic. The terminal is actually two parts: the protruding portion of the battery and the terminal connector or clamp that slides over it. The connector is the part that’s replaceable. Both can be cleaned to removed corrosion that causes electrical resistance. Your car has two battery terminals, and if they don’t work then your battery isn’t properly connected to your car. And if your battery isn’t hooked up, then...well, how’d it go when you tried to turn on the TV without any batteries in the remote? Not so hot, huh?
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Symptoms of faulty Battery Terminals

Warning light

Let’s start with the good stuff, and by “good stuff” I mean “the reminder that you really, truly need.” Don’t ignore your warning lights. Yes, they may look like emojis you text to your friends, but they’re really important. If your battery or charging light is illuminated, well you might have a terminal issue. And trust me. You won’t be happy if you ignore that one.

Car won’t start

When you go to turn on your car, the battery sends electricity to the starter motor, which in turn cranks the engine enough to get things going. If the battery terminals are preventing battery power from getting to the starter, your car won’t turn on. It may shock you to learn this, but if your car won’t turn on, you can’t really drive it.

Trouble turning on

This is pretty much the same as the “car won’t start” symptom, just with your terminals hanging on to a thread of life. Spoiler: they can’t hold on for long.

Visible corrosion

Your battery is pretty easy to spot when you open the hood. And sometimes the terminals will look like that leftover sandwich you left in the fridge that turned into a moldy, frumpy mess. When the terminals look like that, they have corrosion, and might not do their job.

Diminished electricity in the car cabin

When your engine isn’t running, but you’re still using the electrical components in the cabin, you’re relying on electricity from the battery. So if the lights are dimming like in the beginning of a horror flick, don’t worry: you’re not in for an eerie ending. You just have battery issues, which may be the result of the terminals.

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How urgent is a Battery Terminal replacement?

Seeing as the battery is pretty important for making your car actually drivable…you’ll probably want to get those faulty battery terminals replaced if you plan on driving.

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