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#1 Old 05-05-2011
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Gave the car it's first bath and polish...and found this. Clearly it belongs in a fuse or battery box...directions?
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Looks like the cover for the positive battery connection


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Looks like the cover for the positive battery connection
Yep, noticed the + in the middle.

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As what the others said. Remove the battery compartment cover but turning the three "locking" pins 90 degrees and lifting. The red cover illustrated has two legs that fit unto two holes on the positive terminal area of the car battery. Might as well check for any corrosion at the terminals and treat them accordingly.

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Ok I will ask the obvious.............. Where on/in the car did you find it?

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