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      03-18-2019, 05:17 PM   #1
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Battery stuck in car?

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I removed the brace that's on top of the car battery but the battery won't budge one bit. I watched this video and have followed all the steps:



But it seems like it's still bolted down somewhere. Anyone know if there's another place it's bolted down?
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      03-18-2019, 07:56 PM   #2
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I figured it out. The trick was to soak the battery in some melted butter and it slid right out.
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Of course that was the trick. Duh.
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Ok mine is stuck with the bracket removed and the cables disconnected. Any ideas?
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There are actually two brackets.
The first one can be seen crossing the top middle of the battery.

The second one is at the bottom of the battery, on the short side of the battery closest to the back bumper.

Get a flashlight and you'll see a short bracket held by one bolt.
You'll need metric sockets with ratchet extensions to get to it.




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Got it. The bottom bracket uses a 14mm bolt FYI. Thanks for the help!
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