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Offline rosssti

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White powder
« on: March 25, 2017, 12:59:14 PM »
No this didn't fall out of my pocket  :laugh:
But seriously though I've no clue what this is,  its like the build up you see on batteries


Offline hiwd

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Re: White powder
« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2017, 09:53:28 PM »
It does look like leaked battery acid.  :ponder:
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Re: White powder
« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2017, 10:11:42 AM »
How's that possible i didn't spill it anywhere.  This is inside the car also would a dodgy connection cause it?

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Re: White powder
« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2017, 02:41:25 AM »

I can't see the picture. But white powder can be from corrosion of certain aluminium. If its the top of the battery connections these can often be aluminum and the steel connections could be galvanic or dissimilar metal corrosion.
Anyways its no big deal, get some emery paper, or sand paper. the stuff should scrap away easy. re prime and paint if its bodywork. Or use dielectric grease if its the battery terminals.
Hope this helps somewhat.

 

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