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how do you remove battery in 2006 PT Cruiser to replace we

Customer Question

how do you remove battery in 2006 PT Cruiser to replace we can't figure out how to get it out of the car
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Chrysler
Expert:  brownjeff replied 8 years ago.

I will attach instructions.

 

If you still need help just reply, if not click ACCEPT when we are done.

 

Thanks,

 

JB

 

BATTERY

GASOLINE ENGINE

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.
  • REMOVE METALLIC JEWELRY TO AVOID INJURY BY ACCIDENTAL ARCING OF BATTERY CURRENT .

  1. Make sure ignition switch is in OFF position and all accessories are OFF.
  2. Open hood.
  3. Remove the air cleaner housing.
  4. Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable then the positive cable.

  1. Loosen bolt (4) and retainer (1) that holds the battery down to the tray.
  2. Lift battery out of battery tray and remove from vehicle.
  3. Remove thermal guard (if equipped) from battery.

INSTALLATION

CAUTION: Vehicles equipped with the turbocharged engine use a unique battery hold down. If the replacement battery is not identical, in size to the original, it may be necessary to use non-corrosive spacers on top of the hold down retainer to properly secure the battery in the battery tray.


When replacing battery, the thermal guard MUST be transferred to the new battery (if equipped).

  1. Install battery in vehicle making sure that the thermal guard (if equipped) is present and battery is properly positioned on battery tray.
  2. Install battery hold down hardware (1), (2), (3) and (4) making sure that it is properly positioned on battery. Torque clamp to 12.5 N.m (110 in. lbs.) .
  3. Install battery cables on battery posts. Install battery positive cable first.
  4. Torque clamp nuts to 12.5 N.m (110 in. lbs.) .
  5. Install air cleaner housing.
  6. Close hood.
  7. Verify proper vehicle operation.

 

Customer: replied 8 years ago.
how does the air clener housing come off we can't fina a screw or anything to get it off
Expert:  brownjeff replied 8 years ago.

Here ya go.

 

HOUSING-AIR CLEANER

REMOVAL

  1. Disconnect the throttle body air inlet hose/clean air hose (1) from the air cleaner housing (2).
  2. Pull air cleaner housing (2) straight up to remove.
  3. Remove the inlet duct (3) from the air cleaner housing (2).

INSTALLATION

  1. Install inlet duct (3) to the air cleaner housing (2).
  2. Make sure the rubber grommets, for the air cleaner housing lower pins, are in place when reinstalling the air cleaner housing (2). The rubber grommets mount to the PDC bracket (4).
  3. Push air cleaner housing (2) down while aligning pins into the grommets.
  4. Connect the throttle body air inlet hose/clean (1) air hose to the air cleaner housing (2).

 

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