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Tried to get the battery out tonight as the car wouldnt start. When i turned the key nothing at all happened no light no clicking ..0. I then tried to jump it and would get lights and clicking while the good battery was clamped on. As soon as the cables were taken off I had no juice. Let me tell you the battery mount in this thing was clearly not designed for easy maintenance. I spent 2 hours wrenching and prying trying to get parts loose and out of the way to even get to the battery. The battery is a side mount underneath the washer fluid tank / fuse box and mounted onto another structure im not aware of. When i finally got to the part where i unhook the clamps on the + and - I was simply sizing my wrench and the side mount holding the + clamp broke off. Thats when i decided I had enough. What should i do?

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