battery terminal

Asked by May 24, 2019 at 06:52 PM about the 2005 Hyundai Santa Fe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

why does the battery terminal post get real hot and cause car not to crank

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loose connection , bunch of amps trying to get through a bad circuit causes heat , heat causes resistance , resistance causes heat , If it's getting "real " hot then you may have a major problem .

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