[Biturbos4] Battery Vent Tube

Steven Lin steven at juniper.net
Fri Mar 11 20:17:37 EST 2005

Stephenson  writes:

> After 5 years, my original battery finally bit the dust, so I replaced it
> with a Diehard.  Against my better judgment, I decided to let them do the
> installation, figuring it would save me a trip back to return the old one.
> Looking at it, I don't think the vent hose was attached correctly.  The new
> battery has a vent hose, but it just kind of hangs there.  Isn't the tube
> supposed to be routed through a hole in the frame below the battery?  If so,
> can someone give me an idea as to where the hole might be and whether I will
> need to remove the battery to get to it.

When I installed my Diehard, it came with a kit to connect its vent
hose to the car's.  It's been a while since I changed the battery, so
I don't remember the exact setup but I do remember the kit.

One thing you can try is go back to Sears and take a look at a Diehard
International battery on the shelf.  The kit should be taped to the


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