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I just picked up a 1948 chevy truck. I need to pull the

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I just picked up...

I just picked up a 1948 chevy truck. I need to pull the battery which is under the passenger side mounted in the frame. Cannot figure out how to slide the loosened battery out without remix

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you tested the battery with a voltmeter? And can you see if it's leaking or not?

Removing the running board

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Chevy?

Battwry is over 5 years old. Truck has not run that entire time

Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your Chevy?

1948

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

I have drained the gas tank and added fresh gas , oil and filter, fuel filter, and I have tried to jump start.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Just how to remove the battery from the box

Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: Chevy
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Chevy Mechanic: Don, ASE Certified Technician replied 3 months ago
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hi there my name is don

the way to remove the batteries is to remove the floor board cover over the battery it should be bolted down

Don

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Chevy Mechanic: Don, ASE Certified Technician replied 3 months ago

hang on i will get you a picture of the cover

don

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Ok. I will try
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I have nothing above the battery in the cab but carpet. I looked under the carpet, but there was no access
Chevy Mechanic: Don, ASE Certified Technician replied 3 months ago

here s what it looks like underneath it might be seized though

if you need a new cover here's where you get it

https://www.chevsofthe40s.com/detail/1144/Chevrolet_Battery_Inspection_Cover.html

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Chevy Mechanic: Don, ASE Certified Technician replied 3 months ago

Hi there here is the factory assembly Manual for that beautiful truck

https://www.chevsofthe40s.com/detail/7182/Chevrolet_Factory_Assembly_Manual.html

If you have any follow up questions , please do not hesitate to ask ,

If finished, please take a moment to rate my service,

It has been my pleasure to assist you

Have a great day

Don

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