The battery is accessible without removing the right front wheel and tire assembly.
1.Verify that the ignition switch and all accessories are OFF.
2Turn the steering wheel to the full right position.
3.Disconnect and isolate the negative battery cable remote terminal from the remote battery post. WARNING: NEVER GET UNDER A LIFTED VEHICLE IF NOT SUPPORTED PROPERLY ON SAFETY STANDS.
4.Remove the air cleaner housing. Refer to the index for the location of the procedure.
5.Remove battery splash shield. Refer to the Body section of the service for the procedure.
6.Disconnect the heater blanket cord, if equipped.
7.Remove the two short bolts from the battery hold down and remove the hold down.
8.Disconnect the positive battery cable from the battery.
9.Slide the battery toward rear of vehicle.
10.Disconnect the negative battery cable from the battery.
11.Remove battery from vehicle.
1.Position the battery in the battery tray.
2.Connect the positive and negative battery cables. Torque to 16 Nm (150 in. lbs.) .
3.Connect the heater blanket cord, if equipped.
4.Install the battery hold down and install the hold down bolt. Torque to 16 Nm (150 in. lbs.) .
5.Install battery splash shield. Refer to the Body section for the procedure.
6.Install the air cleaner housing.
7.Connect the negative battery cable.
Sunday, May 23rd, 2010 AT 4:39 AM