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I am replacing the battery in my 2010 sonata and the plate that holds the battery in place won't fit on the new Bosch battery, can I just get a longer bolt?

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Double ck that the battery is sitting flush on the plate & that u have the right batt. But in answer to your question, Yes u can use a longer bolt. Make sure the terminals are clear of all when the hood is down! Good luck

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You have the wrong battery, get the correct one. If the battery is not secure and comes loose the acid can destroy a lot of parts.

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My battery is dead and I need to know how to recharge the battery, but I dont know where the battery terminals are located


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The Battery
Optima Red Top 75/35. THIS IS THE MODEL THAT FITS. I KNOW THE '34' is bigger, and still 'fits' but you won't have any way to secure it, just trust me, you need the 75/35.

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Option 1: Not using the height adapter
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Con's The battery sits about an inch too low, and that black box on top of your battery won't sit well.

Option 2: Using the height adapter
Pro's Black box on top of the battery sits correctly.
Con's Doesn't sit as securely as when not using the height adapter

I chose to use the height adapter just because i didn't like how it looks with the fuse box(black box on top of the battery) hanging around about an inch too high.

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Removing the old battery:
Step 1: Use a 10mm wrench/ratchet to remove the battery terminals on your old battery. CAUTION: REMOVE THE NEGATIVE FIRST. AND THEN THE POSITIVE.I don't want to go into why, but just do it in that order, its much safer.

Step 2: Disassemble the top parts of the battery box. I don't have any pictures to show this, but its pretty easy... your just trying to get the black box on top,and the plastic piece under it, off of the battery, there are two clips on the side of that battery that will release it.

Step 3: Removing front panels, the 4 screws

Step 4: Pull those panels out, just lift up and wiggle a little bit and you'll get them out. Now you have a little more room for your hands/tools to get to the bolt.

Step 5: Locate the bolt your going to have to deal with. This bolt is pretty much the only thing holding the battery in place. Notice that it holds down a plate, which then squeezes down on the battery to hold it in place. It is located right in between the panels you just removed and the front of the battery.

Step 6: Remove the bolt using a 13mm wrench/ratchet. Look at how the metal plate is attached to your current battery, it will attach to the new one this same way. As you do this MAKE SURE YOU DON'T LOOSE THE BOLT AND THE PLATE, DON'T LET IT FALL DOWN IN THE CAR ONCE YOU HAVE FINISHED UNSCREWING IT. So take the bolt and the small metal plate and lay it somewhere you won't loose it outside of the car for now.

Step 7: Now using your arms(not your back tongue.gif ) pull out your old battery and set it down CAREFULLY. Don't drop the old battery on the ground.

Step 8:Now carefully put the new battery in the same place that the old battery was in.

If you chose option 1(not using the height adapter), just place the metal plate over the lip of the new battery(exact same way was the old) and tighten the bolt back down.

If you chose option 2(using the height adapter), just slip the end of the metal place into the 'slot' that you will see in the middle of the 'height adapter'. Then tighten the bolt down.

Step 9: Now here is one of two issues i had to deal with. This new battery is actually smaller than the old stock battery. So if it slid back a little, the plate holding it down would disengage and the battery would be loose. The way i fixed this was i just took the carrying strap(from the battery) and stuffed it behind the battery between it and the back of the battery box.(ya, i know sorta ghetto, but its covered by the battery 'blanket/wrap/insulation' so you can't see it, and it works)

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