2002 Toyota Highlander Positive Battery Terminal Interface

Written 2020-12-20

Tags:Battery Highlander Toyota 

Recently, I replaced my car battery and alternator on my 2002 Toyota Highlander. While doing so, I noticed that the positive battery terminal was fairly corroded and should be replaced before failure.

battery terminal adapter

Yep, that's pretty chunky, time for a new one. But the local autoparts store didn't have quite the right replacement. At least in the US, it's common to use SAE top-posts, where the positive terminal is a little larger than the negative(also true of JIS, but this car uses SAE top posts). Here's a rough diagram of the component I need to replace:

battery terminal adapter diagram

The key measurements are:

What's available:

I ordered the part from Amazon, and it works great!