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Changing the battery

My father passed away last year and I inherrited his Harley. I've had my bike license for a few years, but don't know much about the mechanics of the bike. Little did I know, while I was away at college, the battery in the bike was dying during the winter. Anyway, I know this is a very simple task, but I need to replace the battery. I removed the bolt on the back of the seat but it is still catching on something. I don't want to mess anything up, so I am afraid to try too much on my own. Could someone please help a poor college girl out in getting this bike back on the road? :)

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Try sliding the seat back , and up....if it has a grab strap, move it back forward to clear after it unhooks fron under the gas tank

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