1996 Jeep Cherokee • 175,000 miles

The positive terminal does not make a good connection. It can be wiggled with your fingers, and the bolt will not tighten any further. I'm wondering if I can just replace the terminal, or if I need to replace the whole cable. Once it starts, it runs fine, but getting it to connect to start is a pain, and a lot of times we have to jump it. The terminal replacement looks much easier than taking the truck apart to replace the cable, but I don't want to continue having the same issues.
May 14, 2013.

There are new terminals available at most auto parts stores. Make sure its not the battery post though. They are in the $5-8 price range

May 14, 2013.