1998 Chevy Silverado Battery Removal

Tiny
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  • 1998 CHEVROLET SILVERADO
  • V8
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 12,500 MILES
Specific instructions to remove the battery?
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Sunday, August 8th, 2010 AT 4:21 PM

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Battery Replacement


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REMOVAL PROCEDURE
Disconnect the negative battery cable from the negative battery terminal.
Disconnect the positive battery cable from the positive battery terminal.
Remove the battery hold-down retainer bolt (2) and retainer (3).
Remove the battery (1) from the battery tray (4).
Inspect the battery for:
*Damage
*Worn or corroded cables and connectors
*Damage or foreign objects in the battery carrier
If damage is noted, find and correct the cause.
Clean any corrosion form the battery cables and connectors.
Clean the battery tray and remove any foreign objects from it.

INSTALLATION PROCEDURE
Install the battery (1) into the battery tray (4). NOTE : Refer to Fastener Notice in Cautions and Notices.
Connect the hold-down retainer (3) and bolt (2).

Tighten
Tighten the hold-down retainer bolt to 15 N.m (11 lb ft) .

Connect the positive battery cable and the positive battery cable terminal to the battery.
Connect the negative battery cable and the negative battery cable terminal to the battery.

Tighten
Tighten the battery terminals to 15 N.m (11 lb ft).

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