Car battery replacement can be quite challenging to the owners of the vehicle who does not have the knowledge to do so. There are some battery replacement services that offer quality service if you want to get some help in doing so or if you simply want to avoid the hassle of replacing it on your own.
No matter how careful you are with your vehicles, your battery has a certain life span and will sometimes die on you unexpectedly. This is one of the many regular routine that you will need to deal with as a car owner. Replacing your battery is not an easy task but here are some steps on how to replace your battery on your own.
- Get your tools ready
Basically, you will need a wrench and a screw driver. With the wrench, it will be easy if you will be using the adjustable one instead of the one with sizes. Of course, you will need a new battery. Some rags will be helpful, safety glasses and gloves are also an option.
- Check the manual
You will find the location of your battery in your car’s manual. Most of the vehicle’s battery is located in the hood, in other cases, you can find the battery in the trunk.
- Disconnect everything
Use a wrench to disconnect the negative pole and follow it up with the positive pole. Disconnect the clamp that hold the battery. When everything is disconnected. Lift the battery carefully to make space for the new one..
- Place the new battery
Place the new battery carefully where it’s supposed to be, make sure that it is intact. Connect all cables and bolts starting with the positive pole following up with the negative one. Be sure that you tighten everything and the connections are all correct and that the battery will stay in its place.