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Old 02-27-2012, 06:36 PM
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It may be sophomoric to note I read, with a certain weak satisfaction, that I wasn't the only one here who had a difficult time getting the battery out of the trunk!
> E39 (1997 - 2003) > Question about alternator, 02 530

Originally Posted by crazy4trains View Post
How in the heck are you supposed to remove the battery with the door in the way? Almost impossible to get a grip on the battery. I just left it in the battery recess and disconnected the terminals to charge. Thought about removing the access door but decided against it.
Please read the suggested threads and add value, either by pictures or by descriptions, so the next person stands on your shoulders.
See also: E39 Bestlinks & How to easily find what you need
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