what is located under the battery on a 1995 ford escort

Asked by Jun 16, 2013 at 08:55 AM about the 1995 Ford Escort 4 Dr LX Wagon

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

under the battery their is a black vent looking piece what is that should it have a cover on
it

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While not critical to anything on the car, there was a battery enclosure that uses that vent to channel cool air around the battery. It may also serve to channel Hydrogen gas generated by the battery away from heat sources. I lost mine on my '93 years ago and haven't suffered any ill effects but I do have a friend that had his battery burst the top off of it in his '93. It's always best to keep what the manufacturer put in place if you can.

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