Bracket - 12V Battery (RWD) (Remove and Replace)

Correction code 1701400217014002

Remove

  1. Remove the 2nd row lower seat cushion. See Seat Cushion - Lower - 2nd Row (Remove and Replace).
  2. Remove the rear underhood apron. See Underhood Apron - Rear (Remove and Replace).
  3. Remove the cabin intake duct. See Duct - Cabin Intake (Remove and Replace).
  4. Remove the underhood storage unit. See Underhood Storage Unit (Remove and Replace).
  5. Remove the LH and RH wiper arms. See Wiper Arms (Remove and Replace).
  6. Remove the LH and RH shock tower covers. See Cover - Shock Tower - LH (Remove and Replace).
  7. Remove the cowl screen panel. See Panel - Cowl Screen (Remove and Replace).
  8. Disconnect 12V power. See 12V Power (Disconnect and Connect).
  9. Remove the 12V auxiliary battery. See Battery - 12V (Remove and Replace).
  10. Remove the bolt that attaches the 12V battery rear hook tie down to the body, and then remove the tie down from the body.
  11. Remove the nuts (x2) that attach the superbottle to the thermal beam.
  12. Release the clip that attaches the coolant hose to the battery bracket.
  13. Release the clip that attaches the 12V battery vent hose to the 12V battery bracket.
  14. Remove the upper bolts (x2) that attach the battery bracket to the shock tower brace, and the lower bolts (x2) that attach the battery bracket to the battery beam.
    Note: Reach through under the superbottle to gain access to the underside of the battery beam and the lower bolts.
  15. Loosen the inner bolts that attach the shock tower brace to the RH shock tower.
  16. Loosen the outer bolt that attaches the shock tower brace to the RH shock tower.
  17. Remove the inner bolts that attach the shock tower brace to the LH shock tower.
  18. Remove the outer bolt that attaches the shock tower brace to the LH shock tower.
  19. Shift the LH side of the shock tower brace forward to increase working space, and then remove the battery bracket from the vehicle.
  20. Remove and discard the nut that attaches the 12V battery tie down bracket to the battery bracket, and then remove the tie down bracket from the battery bracket.
  21. Remove and discard the nut that attaches the front hook to the battery bracket, and then remove the front hook from the battery bracket.
1Remove the 2nd row lower seat cushion. See Seat Cushion - Lower - 2nd Row (Remove and Replace).
2Remove the rear underhood apron. See Underhood Apron - Rear (Remove and Replace).
3Remove the cabin intake duct. See Duct - Cabin Intake (Remove and Replace).
4Remove the underhood storage unit. See Underhood Storage Unit (Remove and Replace).
5Remove the LH and RH wiper arms. See Wiper Arms (Remove and Replace).
6Remove the LH and RH shock tower covers. See Cover - Shock Tower - LH (Remove and Replace).
7Remove the cowl screen panel. See Panel - Cowl Screen (Remove and Replace).
8Disconnect 12V power. See 12V Power (Disconnect and Connect).
9Remove the 12V auxiliary battery. See Battery - 12V (Remove and Replace).
10Remove the bolt that attaches the 12V battery rear hook tie down to the body, and then remove the tie down from the body.
11Remove the nuts (x2) that attach the superbottle to the thermal beam.
12Release the clip that attaches the coolant hose to the battery bracket.
13Release the clip that attaches the 12V battery vent hose to the 12V battery bracket.
14Remove the upper bolts (x2) that attach the battery bracket to the shock tower brace, and the lower bolts (x2) that attach the battery bracket to the battery beam.
Note: Reach through under the superbottle to gain access to the underside of the battery beam and the lower bolts.
15Loosen the inner bolts that attach the shock tower brace to the RH shock tower.
16Loosen the outer bolt that attaches the shock tower brace to the RH shock tower.
17Remove the inner bolts that attach the shock tower brace to the LH shock tower.
18Remove the outer bolt that attaches the shock tower brace to the LH shock tower.
19Shift the LH side of the shock tower brace forward to increase working space, and then remove the battery bracket from the vehicle.
20Remove and discard the nut that attaches the 12V battery tie down bracket to the battery bracket, and then remove the tie down bracket from the battery bracket.
21Remove and discard the nut that attaches the front hook to the battery bracket, and then remove the front hook from the battery bracket.

Install

  1. Install the front hook onto the battery bracket, and then install a new nut to attach the front hook to the battery bracket.
    Torque 9 Nm
  2. Install the tie down bracket onto the battery bracket, and then install a new nut to attach the tie down bracket to the battery bracket.
    Torque 9 Nm
  3. Install the battery bracket to the shock tower brace and battery beam, and then shift the LH side of the shock tower brace rearward so that the bolt holes in the brace and shock tower align..
  4. Install the outer bolt that attaches the shock tower brace to the LH shock tower.
    Torque 62 Nm
  5. Install the inner bolts (x2) that attach the shock tower brace to the LH shock tower.
    Torque 67 Nm
    Torque 67 Nm
  6. Tighten the outer bolt that attaches the shock tower brace to the RH shock tower.
    Torque 62 Nm
  7. Tighten the inner bolts (x2) that attach the shock tower brace to the RH shock tower.
    Torque 67 Nm
    Torque 67 Nm
  8. Install the upper bolts (x2) that attach the battery bracket to the shock tower brace, and the lower bolts (x2) that attach the battery bracket to the battery beam.
    Torque upper bolts 15 Nm
    Torque lower bolts 9 Nm
    Note: Reach through under the superbottle to gain access to the underside of the battery beam and the lower bolts.
  9. Fasten the clip that attaches the 12V battery vent hose to the 12V battery bracket.
  10. Fasten the clip that attaches the coolant hose to the battery bracket.
  11. Install the nuts (x2) that attach the superbottle to the thermal beam.
    Torque 8 Nm
  12. Install the 12V battery rear hook tie down to the body, and then install the bolt that attaches the tie down to the body.
    Torque 9 Nm
  13. Install the 12V auxiliary battery. See Battery - 12V (Remove and Replace).
  14. Connect 12V power. See 12V Power (Disconnect and Connect).
  15. Install the cowl screen panel. See Panel - Cowl Screen (Remove and Replace).
  16. Install the LH and RH shock tower covers. See Cover - Shock Tower - LH (Remove and Replace).
  17. Install the LH and RH wiper arms. See Wiper Arms (Remove and Replace).
  18. Install the underhood storage unit. See Underhood Storage Unit (Remove and Replace).
  19. Install the cabin intake duct. See Duct - Cabin Intake (Remove and Replace).
  20. Install the rear underhood apron. See Underhood Apron - Rear (Remove and Replace).
  21. Install the 2nd row lower seat cushion. See Seat Cushion - Lower - 2nd Row (Remove and Replace).
1Install the front hook onto the battery bracket, and then install a new nut to attach the front hook to the battery bracket.
Torque 9 Nm
2Install the tie down bracket onto the battery bracket, and then install a new nut to attach the tie down bracket to the battery bracket.
Torque 9 Nm
3Install the battery bracket to the shock tower brace and battery beam, and then shift the LH side of the shock tower brace rearward so that the bolt holes in the brace and shock tower align..
4Install the outer bolt that attaches the shock tower brace to the LH shock tower.
Torque 62 Nm
5Install the inner bolts (x2) that attach the shock tower brace to the LH shock tower.
Torque 67 Nm
Torque 67 Nm
6Tighten the outer bolt that attaches the shock tower brace to the RH shock tower.
Torque 62 Nm
7Tighten the inner bolts (x2) that attach the shock tower brace to the RH shock tower.
Torque 67 Nm
Torque 67 Nm
8Install the upper bolts (x2) that attach the battery bracket to the shock tower brace, and the lower bolts (x2) that attach the battery bracket to the battery beam.
Torque upper bolts 15 Nm
Torque lower bolts 9 Nm
Note: Reach through under the superbottle to gain access to the underside of the battery beam and the lower bolts.
9Fasten the clip that attaches the 12V battery vent hose to the 12V battery bracket.
10Fasten the clip that attaches the coolant hose to the battery bracket.
11Install the nuts (x2) that attach the superbottle to the thermal beam.
Torque 8 Nm
12Install the 12V battery rear hook tie down to the body, and then install the bolt that attaches the tie down to the body.
Torque 9 Nm
13Install the 12V auxiliary battery. See Battery - 12V (Remove and Replace).
14Connect 12V power. See 12V Power (Disconnect and Connect).
15Install the cowl screen panel. See Panel - Cowl Screen (Remove and Replace).
16Install the LH and RH shock tower covers. See Cover - Shock Tower - LH (Remove and Replace).
17Install the LH and RH wiper arms. See Wiper Arms (Remove and Replace).
18Install the underhood storage unit. See Underhood Storage Unit (Remove and Replace).
19Install the cabin intake duct. See Duct - Cabin Intake (Remove and Replace).
20Install the rear underhood apron. See Underhood Apron - Rear (Remove and Replace).
21Install the 2nd row lower seat cushion. See Seat Cushion - Lower - 2nd Row (Remove and Replace).