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We usually recommend removing the negative terminal first, but this is only to reduce that chance of shorting your wrench when disconnecting the positive side. You do not have to disconnect the battery to charge it. Just make sure you connect the red charging cable to the positive battery terminal.

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  2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:
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  2. Remove or disconnect the following:

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  4. Remove or disconnect the following:
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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. Drain the engine oil.
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable Accessory drive belt Lower A/C compressor mounting bolt Oil pan mounting bolts Oil pan


  1. Lower A/C compressor mounting bolt. Tighten the bolt to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
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  4. Fill the engine with oil to the correct level.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. Drain the engine oil.
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable Accessory drive belt Lower A/C compressor mounting bolt Oil pan mounting bolts Oil pan

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  2. Install or connect the following:

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  2. Evacuate and recover the A/C system.
  3. Drain the engine oil.
  4. Remove or disconnect the following:
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