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2003 Chrysler 300M Question: Removing air cleaner to change battery

 

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leroynel, 3.5L V6, Amarillo, TX, July 17, 2010, 08:31
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How do you remove the air cleaner compartment to get to the battery?

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    July 19, 2010, 12:34
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    The battery is accessible without removing the right front wheel and tire assembly..Remove the Air cleaner intake duct. Remove aircleaner lid and element. Remove plastic push pin from side mounting bracket.. Remove the air cleaner housing by gently lifting lower housing from rubber grommets holding housing in place.
    Remove battery splash shield. located at the front of the RT fender splash shield (approx 6 screws) ,Disconnect the heater blanket cord, if equipped. Remove the two short bolts from the battery hold down and remove the hold down. Disconnect the positive battery cable from the battery. Slide the battery toward rear of vehicle. Disconnect the negative battery cable from the battery. Remove battery from vehicle by lifting . .

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    Visitor, August 15, 2010, 08:53

    "Gently lifting lower housing from rubber grommets"?? It doesn't budge with great force....what am I missing here?

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