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Location of battery in 2008 equinox

Trying to boosti own a 2008 equinox and i think the battery may be dead i've heard the battery in a 2008 equinox is under the rear seat....is this correct?? if so, how do i get at it??.....i want to change it myself rather then a shop do it.....is that even possible with this vehicle??

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The battery is located under the cover immediately behind the Head lamp assembly <DRIVER side> remove the three screws that secure the cover and push the 4 tabs on the heat sink looking with the cords running from it. You can now remove this larger cover to reveal the battery the tighest space I have ever seen in a GM.
Though sometimes they can be under the rear seat or in the rear compartment. If it is under the rear compartment there should be clamps that hold a cover down over it as well as if it is under the rear seat after removing that you should be able to get at it.

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Open the front plate then u se battery.
just remove connection from it then remove any lock on it.and replace it.

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  • Turn OFF all the lamps and accessories.
  • Make sure the ignition switch is in the OFF position.
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  • Disconnect the powertrain control module (PCM) wire harness (2) from the battery box cover.
  • Remove the PCM bracket with PCM (1) from the top of the battery box cover.
  • Carefully position the PCM and bracket out of the way.

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  • Loosen the screws securing the battery box cover.
  • Remove the battery box cover (1).
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  • Loosen the battery negative cable terminal bolt.
  • Remove the battery negative cable from the battery.
  • Loosen the battery positive cable terminal bolt.
  • Disconnect the battery positive cable (2) from the battery.
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    Caution: Do not tip the battery over a 45 degree angle or acid could spill causing serious personal injury.
  • Loosen the battery hold down bolt.
  • Remove the battery from the battery box.
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