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Dead battery how to remove and change the battery. the stock battery is larger than the opening. does it come out thru the fender / wheel weel

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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

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Pull front quarter panel to replace battery

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