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How do i remove batteries from dodge 2500 diesel

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how do i remove batteries from dodge 2500 diesel
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Removal and Replacement

REMOVAL

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  1. Turn the ignition switch to the Off position. Be certain that all electrical accessories are turned off.
  2. Loosen the battery negative cable terminal clamp pinch-bolt hex nut.
  3. Disconnect the battery negative cable terminal clamp from the battery negative terminal post. If necessary, use a battery terminal puller (2) to remove the terminal clamp from the battery post.
  4. Loosen the battery positive cable terminal clamp pinch-bolt hex nut.
  5. Disconnect the battery positive cable terminal clamp from the battery positive terminal post. If necessary, use a battery terminal puller (2) to remove the terminal clamp from the battery post.

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  1. Remove the battery hold down retaining bolt (6) and battery hold down (5).

WARNING: WEAR A SUITABLE PAIR OF RUBBER GLOVES (NOT THE HOUSEHOLD TYPE) WHEN REMOVING A BATTERY BY HAND. SAFETY GLASSES SHOULD ALSO BE WORN. IF THE BATTERY IS CRACKED OR LEAKING, THE ELECTROLYTE CAN BURN THE SKIN AND EYES .

  1. Remove the battery (2) from the battery tray.

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  1. Clean and inspect the battery (2).

CAUTION: Be certain that the battery cable terminal clamps are connected to the correct battery terminal posts. Reversed battery polarity may damage electrical components of the vehicle.

  1. Position the battery into the battery tray. Ensure that the battery positive and negative terminal posts are correctly positioned. The battery cable terminal clamps must reach the correct battery terminal post without stretching the cables.
  2. Position the battery hold down (5) and install the retaining bolt (6).
  3. Clean the battery cable terminal clamps and the battery terminal posts.
  4. Reconnect the battery positive cable terminal clamp to the battery positive terminal post. Tighten the terminal clamp pinch-bolt hex nut to 4 N.m (35 in.lbs.) .
  5. Reconnect the battery negative cable terminal clamp to the battery negative terminal post. Tighten the terminal clamp pinch-bolt hex nut to 4 N.m (35 in.lbs.) .
  6. Apply a thin coating of petroleum jelly or chassis grease to the exposed surfaces of the battery cable terminal clamps and the battery terminal posts.
  7. Obtain an appropriate scan tool and check the PCM for any stored battery disconnect trouble codes. Clear codes if required.
Customer reply replied 5 years ago.
i have a2005 dodge 2500 cumins diesel with dual batteries do i have to remove the batteriy trays