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REMOVING THE VEHICLE BATTERY

WARNING

Switch off the vehicle's electric system before disconnecting battery terminals, in order to avoid electric shock.

WARNING

Always disconnect the negative terminal first and reconnect last. Failure to do so may lead to electric shock.

WARNING

Use caution when lifting the battery out of, or into, the vehicle. It is heavy, and may cause injury when lifting, or if dropped.

WARNING

Do not tip the battery when lifting or moving. Tilting the battery more than 45 degrees may damage the battery, and may cause the battery fluid to leak out. Battery fluid is highly corrosive and toxic, and may cause injury.

CAUTION

Battery disconnection, removal, and replacement should be carried out only by qualified personnel. Failure to do so may result in damage to the vehicle. Consult a retailer/authorised repairer.

Special tools are required to refit the battery after removal.

Used batteries must be disposed of correctly as batteries contain a number of harmful substances. Seek advice on disposal from a retailer/authorised repairer or the local authority.