H3 2006

Removal & Installation

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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.

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    Fig. Negative battery cable (1) and positive battery cable (2)

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  3. Open the protective cover to access the positive battery cable terminal.
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  5. Loosen the positive battery cable nut.
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  7. Remove the positive battery cable from the battery.
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  9. Remove the alternator battery control module clip from the upper battery box.

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    Fig. Remove the alternator battery control module clip (1) from the upper battery box; showing cable (2) and retainer (3)

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  11. Remove the engine wiring harness clip from the upper battery box.

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    Fig. Remove the engine wiring harness clip (2) from the upper battery box; engine wiring harness connector (1)

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  13. Disconnect the battery vent duct from the upper battery box.

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    Fig. Disconnect the battery vent duct retainer (2) and duct (1)

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  15. Press the locking tabs inward in order to remove the upper battery box from the lower battery box.

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    Fig. Press the locking tabs (1) inward in order to remove the upper battery box (2)

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  17. Disengage the battery strap pin from the battery tray bracket stopper.

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    Fig. Disengage the battery strap (1) pin (2) from the battery tray bracket stopper

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  19. Remove the battery retainer nut.

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    Fig. Remove the battery retainer nut (1), the battery tray strap (2) and the battery retainer (3)

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  21. Remove the battery tray strap.
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  23. Remove the battery retainer.
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  25. Remove the battery from the lower battery box.
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To install:

  1. Install the battery to the lower battery box.
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  3. Install the battery retainer.
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  5. Install the battery tray strap.
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  7. Install the battery retainer nut. Tighten the nut to 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm).
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  9. Engage the battery strap pin to the battery tray bracket stopper.
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  11. Install the upper battery box over the battery, engage the locking tabs into the lower battery box.
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  13. Connect the battery vent duct to the upper battery box.
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  15. Connect the battery vent duct to the upper battery box.
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  17. Install the engine wiring harness clip to the upper battery box.
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  19. Install the alternator battery control module clip to the upper battery box.
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  21. Clean any existing corrosion from the battery terminal and battery cable using a wire brush.
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  23. Connect the positive battery cable to the battery.
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  25. Close the protective cover over the positive battery cable terminal.
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  27. Connect the negative battery cable.
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