Dodge Journey: Tray, battery

DESCRIPTION

The battery is placed and secured in a stamped steel battery tray. The battery tray is located in the left front side of the vehicle, just ahead of the left front wheel and tire assembly. The battery tray is secured to the left front frame rail with four bolts.

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.

Battery System
Fig. 44: Identifying Battery Cables & Terminals

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.

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

2. Remove the battery.

Battery System
Fig. 45: View Of Battery Tray & Fasteners

3. Remove the four bolts (2) securing the battery tray (3) to the left front frame rail (1).

4. Remove the battery tray from the vehicle.

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. 46: View Of Battery Tray & Fasteners

1. Position the battery tray (3) onto the left front frame rail (1).

2. Install the bolts (2) securing the battery tray (3) to the frame rail (1).

Tighten the bolts to 16 N.m (142 in. lbs.)

Battery System
Fig. 47: Identifying Battery Cables & Terminals

3. Install the battery.

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

Tighten the nut to 16.5 N.m (145 in. lbs.)

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