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I am trying to replace the battery on my 1995 T-Bird. After removing the cables from the terminals, I was dismayed to discover the battery would not move, not an inch, tight. I looked around each side of the battery, but could not see any clamps, except there was a difference at the front of the battery. Between it, and the back of the headlight assembly stands a thin vertical rod with a hex screw head. Is this some kind of clamp? I should add, the car has not been moved nor started in close to 2 years.

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Loosen that hex screw

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