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Old 08-24-2016, 03:39 PM   #11
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Love quick fill.

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Old 12-13-2016, 05:23 PM   #12
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Assumes you can get to the cells

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I use one of these. OTC 4621 2 liter Battery Filler | eBay
You don't have to see the level, it shuts off and doesn't over fill. Have used it twice now and am happy with it.

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Those work great. However, I have the battery cables (4 house batteries) crossing over the caps and a bundle of heavy gauge wire crossing over the rearmost caps. I can't even get the caps off, much less use the filler!

Grrr, I see a lot of re-routing in my future. Dumb, dumb and inconsiderate way the factory does things. Most things.

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Old 12-13-2016, 09:34 PM   #13
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I am lucky, I am able to maneuver my cables just enough to fill my batteries. I agree some thought about the end user would have been nice.

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Old 12-14-2016, 07:17 AM   #14
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I recently changed to AGM (sealed) batteries to avoid this problem. I boiled my previous batteries dry! Some how I managed to forget to check the water levels. No longer trust my memory.
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Old 12-15-2016, 12:47 PM   #15
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We currently own a 2012 378T . I use a wooden handle from an old rake and GENTLY work it under the hydraulic cables to the frame and lift cables up/ off the back caps.The handle is long enough to wedge against entry door when it's open when I work on them. I also use a mirror that has built in light to check liquid level.

PS I was always under impression I had 4 batteries - turns out there's only 2, each one with 2 battery caps

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