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Easy Battery Removal

PostAuthor: Jake » Sat Feb 08, 2014 8:44 am

Last weekend, I took out my battery to replace the positive cable and while I doing it, I took some pictures to show you the easiest way I found to get the battery out.

First off, I use an 1100 battery in my 750. The battery box is the same for a 750 and an 1100, the 750 just has a spacer to make the battery fit the box.

Either way, both size battery is a snug fit and this method works well for me.

Remove the negative cable and move aside.

Take a zip tie and thread through the negative post on the battery.

Lift and pull at the same time.


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Re: Easy Battery Removal

PostAuthor: LadyTrucker » Fri Apr 03, 2015 2:41 pm

Not so easy on my 535,, I have a few more things to remove to lift mine out. I was hoping your post would help me..Now I only Wish my puter was in the garage...LOL

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Re: Easy Battery Removal

PostAuthor: gleam » Fri Apr 03, 2015 3:49 pm

This is pretty great. Makes me wonder if a wooden or plastic hook of some sort would work as well. I use an 1100 sized AGM battery, and it's still a smidge too narrow to fit in there tightly, and it does move front-to-back slighty. I used a bit of my blown-out tire from the first season to fill in that ~1/4" space but it's not ideal since it makes removal that much harder.

What I normally do is use the big phillips to undo the band, then I pinch the sides of the battery with my fingertips and try to wiggle it out with almost no purchase. Then I realize the bottom right corner is fetching up on the frame, so then I pull up a bit. A few hours of that and she comes loose just fine.
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