BATTERY REMOVAL

  • Tiny
  • proby2
  • 1998 Mercury Tracer
  • 120,000 miles

How do we get the battery out of my 1998 tracer?We have the terminals undone but it wont come out? Theres something else holding it. Thanku

Sunday, January 23rd, 2011 AT 8:10 PM

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  • merlin2021
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  • 17,583 posts

Look down along the side of the battery, there is a locking block, remove it with a 10mm with an extension long enough to reach it.

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Sunday, January 23rd, 2011 AT 8:12 PM
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  • Dr. Hagerty
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Look around the base of the battery, Mercury uses a bottom mount battery, one side will be the tray and the other side will be the hold down, usually a wedge shaped thing with a bolt holding it down.

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Sunday, January 23rd, 2011 AT 8:13 PM

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