Honda Accord/Civic/Prelude 1973-1983 Repair Guide

Battery

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



The battery is located in the engine compartment on all models.

  1. Make sure the ignition switch is turned OFF .
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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable (1st), then, the positive cable from the battery.
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  5. Remove the battery holddown clamp nuts, the clamp and the battery from the vehicle.
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  7. To install, reverse the removal procedures; be sure the battery is seated correctly on the battery tray.
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Before installing the battery, it would be a wise idea to clean the battery posts and the terminal connectors.

  1. Install the positive battery cable (1st), then, the negative battery cable. Coat the battery terminals with a non-metallic grease; this will keep the terminals from oxidizing.
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