What type of Replacement battery is needed for a 1997 Mitsubishi mirage?
Any brand. Battery type is 51R.
First of all battery cables don't have a replacement interval per se. The defects that usually precipitate the replacement of a cable are failure of the insulation on the cable or corrosion and wear of the end the fits to the battery post. If you don't replace the cable when needed the most common affect will be the starter motor will receive to little electrical current to start the car, the charging system will be…
A low or dead battery will have this effect. There is enough juice in the battery to activate the solenoid in the starter (causing the clicking sound), but not enough to turn over the engine. A jump start or a replacement battery may be needed if the battery is no longer capable of holding enough of a charge even when being jumped.