& Hammer Baking Soda. To clean corrosion from car battery terminals,
mix two teaspoons Arm & Hammer Baking Soda in one cup of water, pour it over
the battery cable connections, and then use a brush to scrub the heavily
corroded areas. After the baking soda bubbles away the corrosion, wash the
terminals clean with water.
Canada Dry Club Soda. Pour Canada Dry Club Soda over the corrosion on
battery terminals to bubble away the decay.
ChapStick. After cleaning corrosion from car battery terminals, smear
any flavor of ChapStick on the clean terminals to prevent the terminals from
Coca-Cola. To clean corrosion from car battery terminals, pour
Coca-Cola over the terminals. The carbonic acid in the soft drink fizzes
away the corrosion.
Oral-B Toothbrush. When using any of the methods listed here to clean
corrosion from car battery terminals, you can also use a clean, used Oral-B
Toothbrush to scrub encrusted battery terminals clean.
Vaseline Petroleum Jelly. To prevent car battery terminals from
corroding, coat the terminals with Vaseline Petroleum Jelly.