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battery on a 1996 plymouth breeze, and how do I go about replacing it

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Where do I find the battery on a 1996 plymouth breeze, and how do I go about replacing it?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Chrysler
Expert:  cda1277 replied 7 years ago.
<p>the battery is in the fender well behind the trim panel</p><p>here is the removal procedure and install in reverse directions</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>let me know if i can help</p><p>chris</p><p> </p><p> </p><h3>BATTERY</h3><h4>REMOVAL</h4><p>Battery is accessible without removing the tire and wheel. </p><ol><li>Make sure ignition switch is in OFF UNLOCKED position and all accessories are OFF <p><strong>WARNING: NEVER GET UNDER A LIFTED VEHICLE IF NOT SUPPORTED PROPERLY ON SAFETY STANDS. </strong></p></li><li>Disconnect battery negative cable from remote negative terminal on shock tower <a href="https://w05.dealerconnect.chrysler.com/service/mds2002/serviceInfo/en_US/8016e308.gif">Disconnect Battery Cable at Shock Tower</a> </li><li>Turn steering wheel to the full left position. </li><li>Twist the four plastic screws one quarter turn to release shield. </li><li>Remove shield. </li><li>Disconnect battery blanket heater if equipped <a href="https://w05.dealerconnect.chrysler.com/service/mds2002/serviceInfo/en_US/8016e322.gif">Battery Blanket Heater</a> </li><li>Remove battery negative cable followed by the battery positive cable. </li><li>Remove bolt attaching the battery strap to the battery hold down bracket. Remove hold down bracket bolt. </li><li>Slide battery to rear of tray and lift over lip. Use care not to tip battery so that the acid will not spill out. </li><li>Remove battery. </li><li>Remove battery blanket heater if equipped <a href="https://w05.dealerconnect.chrysler.com/service/mds2002/serviceInfo/en_US/8016e322.gif">Battery Blanket Heater</a> </li></ol><h4>INSTALLATION</h4><p>For installation, reverse above procedures. Tighten battery cables to 17 N·m (150 in. lbs.) torque. </p>
Expert:  cda1277 replied 7 years ago.
BATTERY
REMOVAL
Battery is accessible without removing the tire and wheel.

1.Make sure ignition switch is in OFF UNLOCKED position and all accessories are OFF
WARNING: NEVER GET UNDER A LIFTED VEHICLE IF NOT SUPPORTED PROPERLY ON SAFETY STANDS.

2.Disconnect battery negative cable from remote negative terminal on shock tower Disconnect Battery Cable at Shock Tower
3.Turn steering wheel to the full left position.
4.Twist the four plastic screws one quarter turn to release shield.
5.Remove shield.
6.Disconnect battery blanket heater if equipped Battery Blanket Heater
7.Remove battery negative cable followed by the battery positive cable.
8.Remove bolt attaching the battery strap to the battery hold down bracket. Remove hold down bracket bolt.
9.Slide battery to rear of tray and lift over lip. Use care not to tip battery so that the acid will not spill out.
10.Remove battery.
11.Remove battery blanket heater if equipped Battery Blanket Heater
INSTALLATION
For installation, reverse above procedures. Tighten battery cables to 17 N·m (150 in. lbs.) torque.

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