The required bolt is mentioned in the body of the update and a part# is provided. I think it was (dimensions not listed) a 6mm x 10 and I believe that is the size that comes packaged with motorcycle batteries.SYMPTOMS: Service Stabilitrak light. Also for about a month now power steering assist failures (below 20 mph, left & right turns) sometimes accompanied by MyLink radio shut down.
Fortunately after reading this thread months ago I already had a new Negative Battery Cable in the trunk. 15 minutes, easy peasy. I’ve put about 750 miles on since the repair, all symptoms gone.
During install I ran into a small glitch. The new cable did not have the small threaded-stud side terminal on the battery end. I tried to remove the stud from the old cable using vise grips but no joy.
So I dug through the tool box and found an old jet ski battery battery bolt. It fit perfectly into the threaded hole.
RED - Old cable end showing threaded stud
GREEN - New cable installed with jet ski battery bolt
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So just a note, if you order a cable online be prepared to ‘modify’ as needed to attach the small secondary ground cable at the battery end should yours come the way mine did.
Falls under the 'I'll need that someday so it goes into the junk drawer' that all mechanics suffer from.
Then, the day comes we clean out the drawer, saying to ourselves 'why was I saving that?'
Next day, after the trash is hauled away.......NUTS!....I need that bolt!