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DiabloGTS
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Sep 23, 10:53am - #47437 
Battery question:

Looked and I couldn't find anything...

This is stupid, but, I don't want to kill myself:

How do I remove the battery from the celica safely? I'm going to grease the shift cables more throughly tomorrow at Heat's, so I wanna know how to remove the battery without killing myself or someone else spineyes


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Steven
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Sep 23, 10:55am - #47438 
look on the top of the battery, follow the batter tie down (metal brace on top) and you'll find 2 10 mm nuts that hold it down. those 2 10mm nuts are attached to 2 hooks.

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Sep 23, 10:56am - #47439 
what steven said...
then disconnect the negative terminal, and the positive.


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Steven
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Sep 23, 10:57am - #47440 
One more thing, when lifting it out, keep it level. Becareful, it's kinda heavy.

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DiabloGTS
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Sep 23, 11:16am - #47441 
thanks!

I wasn't sure if I should take off POS or NEG first!

Thanks for the info! thumbsup


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Sep 24, 3:29pm - #47442 
While on the topic. When you purchase a new battery via mail order (Optima for example). Do you take it into a battery place to be charged? or do they come charged already?

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Sep 25, 12:48am - #47443 
charged already thumbsup


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