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Re: FAQ so far... -Reply

>An interesting point regarding batteries under the back seat. This comes from
>the mechanic who works on my car. He says that he's seen quite a few car fires
>started by the metal rear seat springs arcing across the battery. Also, he says
>that on a few occasions he's seen battery acid leak, melt the hydraulic hoses
>that run nearby (for power locks) and the acid gets into the door lock system
>causing all sorts of problems. This mechanic owns a 5000 and has rerouted his
>hoses due to this problem.

Could you ask him if this is more prone to certain years for the 5000? Has this
been fixed for the later 100s?