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Old 01-25-2009, 12:52 AM
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Default Car Battery With Overflow Tube??

Has anyone seen or heard of a car battery with a overflow tube before? I've never did. Just had my battery exchanged and this one has it. It's about 5 1/2 inch long rubber tube connected between the terminals. Would it spill out easily? Went on line and found some did.
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Old 01-25-2009, 08:26 AM
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Default RE: Car Battery With Overflow Tube??

I've seen them but they are not super common. Mount the battery tightly and make sure it is not overfilled and you should be fine
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Old 01-25-2009, 09:23 AM
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Default RE: Car Battery With Overflow Tube??

All of the P2 cars are supposed to have them. P2= S80,S60 2001 and up V70 and XC90.
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Old 01-25-2009, 09:23 AM

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