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These are farly simple your + cable runes to the altanoter but make sure you have cable that has a seprat connecter for the power in to the car

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How do you change battery


Same philosophy regardless of vehicle or equipment.
CAUTION! Battery contains acid which can also be present in general area. Take appropriate precautions.
1) Dis-connect Negative terminal.
2) Disconnect Positive terminal.
3) Remove battery hold down brackets
4) Remove battery from vehicle. Rinse hands to make sure no acid on them
5) Clean terminal connections (battery post clamps). I use a weak solution of baking soda in water and soak the clamps until the foaming stops, then rinse well with fresh water. It's a good idea to rinse the battery tray with the baking soda solution and then water before installing the new battery.
6) Place the new battery in the correct position in the vehicle.
7) Re-install the hold down brackets.
8) Connect the positive cable to the positive battery terminal.
9) Connect the negative cable to the Negative battery terminal.
10) Start engine to check.
11) All done, Make sure the hood is closed.
12) Nap time.

Mar 15, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

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How to change a battery in a Saturn ion 2003?


1. Open the trunk

2. Lift the carpet/flooring of the trunk to reveal the battery.

3. Disconnect the negative battery cable (8mm)

4. Disconnect the positive battery cable (8mm).

5. Remove the battery hold down block (13mm).

6. Remove the battery vent tubes from the top of the battery.

7. Lift the battery out of the trunk.

8. Install the new battery in the trunk.

9. Install the hold down block.

10. Install the battery vent tubes.

11. Install the positive cable.

12. Install the negative cable.

13. Lay the flooring/carpet back down where it fits correctly.

14. Close the trunk.

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How to change a bettery on a 2002 ford focus


Look at your old battery and make note of the brackets installation and the terminal (positive and negative ) locations. Remove the positive cable, then the negative cable where they attach to the battery poles. POSITIVE cables are normally RED.....NEGATIVE cables are normally BLACK. Remove the battery hold down bracket making sure you do not place anything metal across the two battery poles. Install the new battery into the battery tray, attach the hold down brackets, the attach the negative cable end then the positive end. BE VERY CAREFUL and DO NOT GET BATTERY ACID on you or SHORT ACROSS the battery poles with any metalic object. If you have not done this before and are buying a new battery from an auto center....they will...most times.....install the battery for you free of charge

Sep 07, 2014 | 2001 Ford Focus

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How do I change the positive battery cable on a saturn sl2. 2001.


just unbolt it from the starter and the battery and then it comes off

Jun 01, 2014 | Cars & Trucks

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Trying to remove the battery from my 2007 soltice


Hello robert.... Battery Replacement

Removal Procedure

Disconnect the negative battery cable (2). Refer to Battery Negative Cable Disconnect/Connect Procedure .

Remove the wheelhouse liner. Refer to Wheelhouse Liner Replacement - Front .

Lower the vehicle.

Open the positive battery cable connection cover.

Loosen the positive battery cable bolt.

Remove the positive battery cable (1).

Remove the front fender rear bracket to side rail bolts.

Remove the front fender to front fender rear bracket upper (1) and lower (2) bolts.

Remove the front fender rear bracket.

Remove the battery hold down retainer bolt and retainer.

Important: Do not tip the battery more than 40 degrees during removal.

Remove the battery.



Installation Procedure

Important: Do not tip the battery more than 40 degrees during battery installation.

Install the battery.
Notice: Refer to Fastener Notice in Cautions and Notices.

Install the battery hold down retainer and bolt. Tighten the bolt to 25 N·m (18 lb ft).

Install the front fender rear bracket.

Install the front fender rear bracket to side rail bolts. Tighten the bolts to 20 N·m (15 lb ft).

Install the front fender to front fender rear bracket upper (1) and lower (2) bolts. Tighten the bolts to 20 N·m (15 lb ft).

Install the positive battery cable (1).

Tighten the positive battery cable bolt. Tighten the bolt to 17 N·m (13 lb ft).

Close the positive battery cable connection cover.

Install the wheelhouse liner. Refer to Wheelhouse Liner Replacement - Front .

Connect the negative battery cable (2). Refer to Battery Negative Cable Disconnect/Connect Procedure .


Joe
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Jan 30, 2011 | 2007 Pontiac Solstice Convertible

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Where is the battery located?


Battery Replacement

Removal Procedure

Disconnect the negative battery cable (2). Refer to Battery Negative Cable Disconnect/Connect Procedure .

Remove the wheelhouse liner. Refer to Wheelhouse Liner Replacement - Front .

Lower the vehicle.

Open the positive battery cable connection cover.

Loosen the positive battery cable bolt.

Remove the positive battery cable (1).

Remove the front fender rear bracket to side rail bolts.

Remove the front fender to front fender rear bracket upper (1) and lower (2) bolts.

Remove the front fender rear bracket.

Remove the battery hold down retainer bolt and retainer.

Important: Do not tip the battery more than 40 degrees during removal.

Remove the battery.



Installation Procedure

Important: Do not tip the battery more than 40 degrees during battery installation.

Install the battery.
Notice: Refer to Fastener Notice in Cautions and Notices.

Install the battery hold down retainer and bolt. Tighten the bolt to 25 N·m (18 lb ft).

Install the front fender rear bracket.

Install the front fender rear bracket to side rail bolts. Tighten the bolts to 20 N·m (15 lb ft).

Install the front fender to front fender rear bracket upper (1) and lower (2) bolts. Tighten the bolts to 20 N·m (15 lb ft).

Install the positive battery cable (1).

Tighten the positive battery cable bolt. Tighten the bolt to 17 N·m (13 lb ft).

Close the positive battery cable connection cover.

Install the wheelhouse liner. Refer to Wheelhouse Liner Replacement - Front .

Connect the negative battery cable (2). Refer to Battery Negative Cable Disconnect/Connect Procedure . 1737d1122299169-solstice-service-battery-replacement-procedures-158wilmingtoncarshow36.jpg
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Nov 28, 2010 | 2007 Pontiac Solstice Convertible

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Need procedure to remove and replace the battery in a 2006 PT Cruiser


BATTERY

GASOLINE ENGINE

REMOVAL

WARNING:
  • TO PROTECT THE HANDS FROM BATTERY ACID, A SUITABLE PAIR OF HEAVY DUTY RUBBER GLOVES SHOULD BE WORN WHEN REMOVING OR SERVICING A BATTERY. SAFETY GLASSES ALSO SHOULD BE WORN.
  • REMOVE METALLIC JEWELRY TO AVOID INJURY BY ACCIDENTAL ARCING OF BATTERY CURRENT
  1. Make sure ignition switch is in OFF position and all accessories are OFF.
  2. Open hood.
  3. Remove the air cleaner housing.
  4. Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable then the positive cable.
  5. Loosen bolt (4) and retainer (1) that holds the battery down to the tray.
  6. Lift battery out of battery tray and remove from vehicle.
  7. Remove thermal guard (if equipped) from battery.

CAUTION: Vehicles equipped with the turbocharged engine use a unique battery hold down. If the replacement battery is not identical, in size to the original, it may be necessary to use non-corrosive spacers on top of the hold down retainer to properly secure the battery in the battery tray.


When replacing battery, the thermal guard MUST be transferred to the new battery (if equipped).
  1. Install battery in vehicle making sure that the thermal guard (if equipped) is present and battery is properly positioned on battery tray.
  2. Install battery hold down hardware (1), (2), (3) and (4) making sure that it is properly positioned on battery. Torque clamp to 12.5 N.m (110 in. lbs.) .
  3. Install battery cables on battery posts. Install battery positive cable first.
  4. Torque clamp nuts to 12.5 N.m (110 in. lbs.) .
  5. Install air cleaner housing.
  6. Close hood.
  7. Verify proper vehicle operation.


Jul 15, 2010 | 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser

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Dead battery


Removal Procedure

Disconnect the negative battery cable

Remove the wheelhouse liner.

Open the positive battery cable connection cover.

Loosen the positive battery cable bolt.

Remove the positive battery cable

Remove the front fender rear bracket to side rail bolts.

Remove the front fender to front fender rear bracket upper (1) and lower (2) bolts.

Remove the front fender rear bracket.

Remove the battery hold down retainer bolt and retainer.

Important: Do not tip the battery more than 40 degrees during removal.

Remove the battery.



Installation Procedure

Important: Do not tip the battery more than 40 degrees during battery installation.

Install the battery.


Install the battery hold down retainer and bolt.

Install the front fender rear bracket.

Install the front fender rear bracket to side rail bolts.

Install the front fender to front fender rear bracket upper (1) and lower (2) bolts.

Install the positive battery cable (1).

Tighten the positive battery cable bolt.

Close the positive battery cable connection cover.

Install the wheelhouse liner.

Connect the negative battery cable

Oct 15, 2009 | 2006 Pontiac Solstice

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Need the steps to installing a new car battery in my 2003 impala.


First disconnect, NEGATIVE cable, than the positive cable. Than remove the bolt or strap that is securing battery. Then when you install new battery, Connect POSITIVE FIRST, then negative battery.
Make sure battery is charged before installing in vehicle. It will save lots of tear on altenator.

Jun 22, 2009 | 2003 Chevrolet Impala

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WHAT IS THE TRICK TO REPLACING A BATTERY ON A 1992 LUMINA


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  • Loosen the battery negative terminal clamp.

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  • Use a terminal clamp puller to remove the negative cable.

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  • Loosen the battery positive terminal clamp.

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  • Use a terminal clamp puller to remove the positive clamp.

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  • Remove the battery hold-down hardware and any heat shields.

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  • Remove the battery from the tray.

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  • Install the new battery into the tray.
  • Also install the hold-down hardware.

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  • Install the positive battery cable.
  • Then install the negative cable.
  • When installing a battery, be careful to observe the correct polarity. Reversing the cables destroys the diodes. Proper polarity must also be observed when connecting a booster battery, positive to positive and negative to ground.

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Art courtesy of Delmar - Thomson Learning.
  • Coat the terminals with corrosion preventative spray, then check the job by starting the car.

Jan 09, 2009 | 1992 Chevrolet Lumina

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