Dodge Journey: Removal, Installation

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.

WARNING: Remove metallic jewelry to avoid injury by accidental arcing of battery current.

CAUTION: The negative battery cable remote terminal (2) must be disconnected and isolated from the remote battery post (1) prior to service of the vehicle electrical systems. The negative battery cable remote terminal can be isolated by using the supplied isolation hole (3) in the terminal casing.

Battery System
Fig. 12: Identifying Battery Cables & Terminals

1. Disconnect and isolate the negative battery cable remote terminal from the remote battery post.

Battery System
Fig. 13: TIRE AND WHEEL MOUNTING

2. Remove the left front wheel and tire assembly.

NOTE: Gasoline battery shown in illustration, diesel battery similar.

Battery System
Fig. 14: Push-Puns & Splash Shield

3. Remove the push pins (1) and remove the left front wheelhouse splash shield (2).

Battery System
Fig. 15: Battery, Bracket & Nut

4. Loosen the nut (1) and position the battery hold down bracket out of the way (3).

Battery System
Fig. 16: Battery And Pinch Clamp Bolts

5. Loosen the pinch clamp bolts and position aside the battery cable clamps from the battery.

Battery System
Fig. 17: Battery

6. Remove the battery (1) from the battery tray (2).

INSTALLATION

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.

WARNING: Remove metallic jewelry to avoid injury by accidental arcing of battery current.

CAUTION: The negative battery cable remote terminal (2) must be disconnected and isolated from the remote battery post (1) prior to service of the vehicle electrical systems. The negative battery cable remote terminal can be isolated by using the supplied isolation hole (3) in the terminal casing.

Battery System
Fig. 18: Battery

1. Install the battery (1) into the battery tray (2).

Battery System
Fig. 19: Battery And Pinch Clamp Bolts

2. Install the battery terminal pinch clamps (1, 2) onto the battery posts.

Tighten the pinch clamp nut to 17.5 N.m (13 in. lbs.)

Battery System
Fig. 20: Battery, Bracket & Nut

3. Position back the battery hold down bracket (3) and install the bracket nut (1).

Tighten the pinch clamp nut to 55 N.m (40 ft. lbs.)

Battery System
Fig. 21: Push-Puns & Splash Shield

4. Install the left front wheelhouse splash shield (2) and push pins (1).

Battery System
Fig. 22: TIRE AND WHEEL MOUNTING

5. Install the left front wheel and tire assembly.

Battery System
Fig. 23: Identifying Battery Cables & Terminals

6. Install the negative battery cable remote terminal onto the remote battery post.

Tighten the nut to 28 N.m (9.5 in. lbs.)

    Standard procedure
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