The battery is accessible without removing the right front wheel and tire assembly..
Verify that the ignition switch and all accessories are OFF. Turn the steering wheel to the full right position. Disconnect and isolate the negative battery cable remote terminal from the remote battery post. WARNING: NEVER GET UNDER A LIFTED VEHICLE IF NOT SUPPORTED PROPERLY ON SAFETY STANDS. Remove the air cleaner housing. (the housing is held in by rubber grommets) Remove battery splash shield.. 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.