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Old 11-23-2008, 11:07 PM   #1
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I have a dead battery and can't get the rear seat out. Can I charge the battery by using the positive point and a ground on the engine?
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I'm not understanding what your asking? Am I missing something here?
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I think he is trying to ask if he could charge the battery using the positive jumper connection by the fuse box in the engine bay and ground to the block, right?

i've jumped my car doing that, but never charged the battery
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If that'* the case, is there a reason why your not just doing it from the battery terminals?
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If jumping the car, you are suppose to use the + position provided under the hood and a ground on the engine. When charging a battery, I usually attach the charger directly to the battery. However, in this case, I can't get to the battery. I am asking, can I try to charge it, using the instructions for jumping?
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Oh crud, thought you said change, not charge. That'* what 2 hours of sleep in the past 2 days gets me. I see no problem doing this, but connecting as close as possible to the battery is best.
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What is wrong that you can't get the back seat up? even the first time I took mine off it came off on the first pull, there are tabs on the right and left, you can reach under the bottom edge and find them and then just pull like hell to get it out of there
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Thanks, I got the seat out. I must not have been pulling hard enough. The battery won't take a charge, so will be shopping for a new one today.
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Good idea to get that done before it gets to cold out.
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I got the new battery in and all seems ok. I had tried once before to get the rear seat out and couldn't.
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