Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Removing the car battery from a 2012 S63 AMG

asked by on

After taking off the top cross bar and removing the terminals pos and neg I do not see any other bolts and on the right side I see A small box on the side of the battery I don't see any other nut or bolt or bracket holding the battery down but it does not budge can anyone tell me what I'm missing to remove this battery thank you for your time Mark
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there. There will be a bolt that is attached to a wedge that is holding the battery in place. The bolt will be next to the battery and the black box. You may have to remove the black box to get to the battery hold down wedge. If you need further assistance with removing your battery, then seek out a professional, such as one from Your Mechanic, to help you.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Removing the car battery from a 2012 S63 AMG

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Removing the car battery in a 2012 S63 other than the cross bar on top of the battery what other bolt holds the battery in ??

If you look straight down at the base of the battery, there will be a little "foot" that clamps the base of the battery to the car. The battery is slid up under a notch on one side and the...

Q: Car stalling while in park or drive. It's not the battery.

While the battery itself may be in good condition, disconnecting or replacing the battery actually can cause your Chrysler 300 to stall out at a low idle, or instead idle too high. The reason for these issues is that the...

Q: Loud humming noise

Hello. There could be a problem with the alternator not charging properly, causing low battery voltage. This could cause electrical components to come on and off when they shouldn’t. The alternator could be making the humming noise you hear if...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.