Introduction: Changing a Car Battery
In this Instructional I will be demonstrating how to change a car battery. I used a 1967 Chevy Chevelle SS for my demonstration, But the steps will work for nearly any vehicle.
10 mm Wrench
Step 1: Locate Hood Release Latch
Step 2: Expose Engine Bay
Lift Hood to Expose the Engine Compartment
Step 3: Locate the Negative (Black) Terminal
Step 4: Loosen Negative (Black) Terminal
Step 5: Remove the Negative (Black) Terminal
Step 6: Loosen and Remove Positive (Red) Terminal
Step 7: Locate and Loosen Battery Base
Step 8: Grab Battery
Step 9: Remove Battery From Vehicle
Step 10: Insert New Battery
Step 11: Reconnect Positive (Red) Terminal to Battery
Step 12: Reconnect Negative (Black) Terminal
Step 13: Tighten Battery Base
Step 14: Close Hood
Step 15: Start Vehicle
Assure the vehicle starts up after installing the new battery. You will also want to reprogram any radio presets as well.
3 years ago
That is one fine old car you're working on. I'm a little jealous!
Your current cover image is a photo of the floor of your shop. I'd recommend editing and swapping in a photo that showcases the actual topic of your Instructable. Just a tip! ; )