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I could not jump start my car this morning when trying to leave for work.

Ends up I had to call my roadside assistance via my auto insurance company.

The battery was SO dead that it would not even hold a charge so we towed it to Les Schwab who can change out my battery for $179.00

 

I looked for the battery under the car hood and it was not there. Only a positive charge access point.

I pulled out the back seat cushion looking for the battery and only found wires....spaghetti really.

 

Ends up the battery is on one side of the trunk.

The fact that I cannot simply swap out my battery makes me feel "stupid".

On the other hand.... I still have the original manufacturers battery in there so I cannot complain. It worked for a long time.

I miss the days of simply buying a battery and easily replacing it.  Maybe nostalgia is embellishing the other hassles I felt "back in the day".

Entire cars "back in the day" lasted for around only 100,000 miles. 

 

Sigh

Wishing I owned a Tesla

 

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