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Anyone fitted a new car battery?

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7y, 4w agoPosted 7 years, 4 weeks ago
Battery on the car died yesterday so I need to buy a new one. Anyone fitted one? Is it easy?
It looks to be just 2 "clamps" holding it on...Is it just a case of loosing these, taking the old one out, and tightening the clamps on the new battery?
Any help appreciated. TY
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7y, 4w agoPosted 7 years, 4 weeks ago

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got it in 1
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yep is as simple as you say just make sure you strap it in lol :thumbsup::thumbsup:
Great! Thank you both :thumbsup:
lol But most do not get the ends the wrong way round. +(red) connection, - (Black )connection Some new batteries have these not the same way round.

And allways connect the -( black) last
when you buy the battery keep it upright so none of the acid spills out, i ruined a pair of jeans and shoes that way :(
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Be careful if you dont know what you are doing, if you where to drop a spanner across the two terminals or touch a metal part of the car whilst undoing the positive terminal + you wont just get a few sparks you could literally weld the spanner with the current.

Always disconect the NEGATIVE - first and reconnect it last

Dont forget you may lose your radio code etc

See this link
metal connecting the two terminal........... BANG oh and maybe some blue smoke??
1 Like #8
Make sure its the battery and not the alternator that needs replacing.
put your tongue on it.......... :p :shock:
1 Like #10
Alot of places will fit the batery for free might be worth asking
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If you call around all the shops to find the cheapest nastiest battery for your car, you can then go into halfords and get them to price match it with a two year garantee with free fitting.

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