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2003 Ford Ka battery removal

Discussion in 'Car Repairs / Maintenance' started by Nige F, 17 Oct 2019.

  1. Nige F

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    Guys, a simple job but the bracket that holds the strap round the battery has a long bolt with the nut about 25mm down the thread . So it needs a deep socket, not sure of the size, maybe a 12mm ? and I'll have to buy a deep socket as I don't have any. Any help gratefully received. ;)
     
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    13mm Deep socket. Get a 6 sided one though.
     
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    A box spanner might be a cheap option.
     
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    saw a bit off the bolt.

    Can't you get a spanner on it?
     
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    Just buy a £3 deep socket Nige you tight git!
     
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    If its a 13mm nut, this will do or a 1/2 drive version if you have 1/2 sockets.

    A 2003 reg will be a mk1

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  10. Nige F

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    Yeah, but I might have bought a 12 and a 13 cuz I wasn't sure of the size.:mrgreen:. If the boot fairs were still going I'd have looked there for one @ 50p. I get in on pensioners discount too ;)
     
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    Having had my tools nicked from my van, I never buy tools at boot sales too many are obtained that way! :(
     
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  12. Nige F

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    It was a 15mm:ROFLMAO:
     
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