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I want to make sure I'm reading a posting correctly. The 12v battery in my 2016 ED died. Is this battery under the passenger side carpet? Thanks.
 

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The 2016 EV's are still a 451 right? That being the case, the battery should still be under the passenger side carpet. There is a sticky at the top of this forum that details the procedure for changing the 12v battery..

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The 2016 EV's are still a 451 right? That being the case, the battery should still be under the passenger side carpet. There is a sticky at the top of this forum that details the procedure for changing the 12v battery..

Len
2014 EV Coupe 21,500 miles
2014 EV Cabriolet 22,000 miles
Yep, forgot that little factoid. Thanks!
 

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The 2016 EV's are still a 451 right?
The US changeover from 451 to 453 can be confusing.

This blast from the past may help, thanks Mister_smart_LA...

2015 gas or electric = 451
2016 electric = 451
2016 gas = 453
2017 gas or electric = 453
2018 = 453 electric only (gas discontinued)

 

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AutoZone shows that the battery size is H5/LN2. Is that correct?
Did you try to recharge the battery? Quite seriously, DO NOT leave a Smart ED with a dead battery connected! Charge it! Other posters should have been a bit more shrill with that warning.

And yes, an H5 is what the chain parts stores specifiy and it will work. It is the replacement that I bought. It is slightly longer but fits fine. You may have to bend a tab on the hold down clamp.
 
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