EN
Parts & Tools Parts & Tools
Mechanics Mechanics
Gear Guide Gear Guide
search

How to Clean Battery Corrosion: 2004-2008 Chevrolet Malibu

Rosen Nissan helped make these videos

We are still working to obtain content for your car, however the video above is believed to have similar characteristics as your car.

 
Video Description

If the battery in your 2005 Chevrolet Malibu has crusty white or green build-up and corrosion on the clamps, posts or terminals, you can improve the performance and lifespan of your battery significantly by cleaning it. Your battery is depleted when it is used to start the car, but then recharged when you drive your Malibu, the corrosion limits the ability for your Malibu to recharge the battery when driving. The video above will show you the correct order to safely remove the battery clamps in your Malibu and what to use to clean your battery terminals and clamps. We will also show you a tip for preventing this buildup in the future so the battery in your Malibu will be optimally charged whenever you drive it!

Car batteries contain dangerous and flammable fluids. Always use safety glasses and gloves whenever working with the battery. Check out our parts page for great deals and coupons on safety glasses, gloves and battery terminal brushes for your Malibu!

Other videos you might find helpful

  • 2005 Chevrolet Malibu 2.2L 4 Cyl. Oil Fix Leaks
    Fix minor oil leaks

    Learn how to diagnose and fix minor oil leaks in your car

    2005 Chevrolet Malibu 2.2L 4 Cyl.
  • 2005 Chevrolet Malibu 2.2L 4 Cyl. Transmission Fluid Add Fluid
    How to add transmission fluid

    If your transmission is running low on fluid, be sure to add some - find out how to do this here!

    2005 Chevrolet Malibu 2.2L 4 Cyl.
  • 2005 Chevrolet Malibu 2.2L 4 Cyl. Lights Highbeam (replace bulb)
    Replace brights

    On many cars, the high beam bulb runs at reduced power during the day - check 'em and change 'em!

    2005 Chevrolet Malibu 2.2L 4 Cyl.
  • 2005 Chevrolet Malibu 2.2L 4 Cyl. Lights Tail Light (replace bulb)
    Change a tail light

    The burnt out tail light: classic reason for a cop to pull you over - change yours now

    2005 Chevrolet Malibu 2.2L 4 Cyl.
  • 2005 Chevrolet Malibu 2.2L 4 Cyl. Lights Turn Signal - Rear (replace bulb)
    Change a rear blinker

    Don't send mixed signals - if your turn signal doesn't blink, or blinks rapidly, you likely have a burnt out bulb

    2005 Chevrolet Malibu 2.2L 4 Cyl.
  • 2005 Chevrolet Malibu 2.2L 4 Cyl. Coolant (Antifreeze) Check Coolant Level
    Be cool under pressure

    Your coolant should perform well under any condition - just like Aaron Rodgers!

    2005 Chevrolet Malibu 2.2L 4 Cyl.
  • See all videos for the 2005 Chevrolet Malibu
Comments
The Right Parts
The Right Tools
batteries battery terminal cleaners terminal clamps battery chargers consoles and organizers preset protectors gps units safety glasses
Similar Cars in our Video Library