Having problems with your 2000 Saturn L-Series ?

I have to replace car battery (side mount) for saturn ls sedan .. how do i remove existing battery..nothing appears obvious ie. straps, bolts, etc...

Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 22-01-2018

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Yes, the black box in front of the battery is in the way at first. It seemed like I needed to really force the box, but it slides up off the metal bracket that holds it. Once you get that off the bolt that holds the battery hold down is right there. I used large pliars, but I'm sure a socket set would be easier.
\015\012Seemed needlessly complicated. Cars with the over the battery bracket are much easier...
The box has a small tab on the (leftside of) inside face against the battery that needs to be cleared then the box slides up off the bracket and the 13mm bolt5 is accessible
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