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post #5 of (permalink) Old 21st July 2007
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Sorry Clive I cant help you further but the only connections I have ever seen on a battery are the two main terminals and some batteries with a vent hole on the side. The cable you mention may be a vent pipe with outer reinforcing to prevent it closing over and causing a build-up of explosive gases. How is the cable connected to the battery anyway. Try giving the cable a gentle tug at the battery end and see if it disconnects. Have you sourced a new battery for it yet.

P.S. I have had a look at an old battery I took out of a Clio recently and there are two terminals and a vent hole on one side
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