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Battery Update

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Just had my 2.0 tranny update done as well as the battery replacement update. After coming home I always check out what was done. When I looked at the new battery I noticed that the breather tube was broken off. Obviously the new battery is a different shape, so when the tech placed the styrofoam foot rest back in he snapped it off by accident. I called the dealer & they sent a new breather hose. I had to carve out the styrofoam so it would not happen again.
Just thought it would be a good idea to pass this along so we don't get overcome by venting battery gases. Lets see how long it takes SMART corporate to figure this one out!
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And you're not the first. Check this out:

I wonder if this hasn't happened to ALL of the battery upgrades? Sounds like the new battery doesn't fit or doesn't line up correctly. This needs to be addressed by Smart.

To the point - can I remove the black elbow with some needle nose pliers? do the fix and reinsert?
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