Unlatch the strap holding the battery into the case. Step 4 Pull out the old battery. I did this and promptly broke the plastic cover clip off the cover assembly. The battery is located in a case just above the spare tire on the left side. Around the cover's bottom rim, you will find several mounting bolts, which wh … en removed will allow you to move the pump aside.
Set in the new battery. Latch the strap over the battery to securely hold it in the battery case. Unscrew the red, positive cable. Finally, you can disconnect the cables and remove the battery. Screw the red, positive cable on tightly. A new battery bought in North America will last only 3-4 years vs.
Pull up the floor cover in the trunk that contains the spare tire. Step 5 Latch the strap over the battery to securely hold it in the battery case. Easy process that's noted in the manual. Remove the cover and the spare tire. Pull out the old battery. In some X5s, you may need to re-enter a security code to get your radio to work again. Store pricing may vary from the price advertised on BatteriesPlus.
Installation should be the rev … erse of removal. Replacing the battery in your X5 involves removing the terminals. Apparently what you need to do it push the slimmest screw … driver you have into the slot hard enough to to disengage the clip, and then pull back on the top of the cover to tilt it back and away from the light assembly. The plastic is really brittle so you will have to be really careful to avoid doing what I did and breaking the cover. Call us at 1-800-677-8278 We strive to provide the best price available on BatteriesPlus. On the drivers side firewall you will find a red cover that covers the positive terminal. This is also where the alternator connects to the system.
Be careful not to pinch or break the wires or air hose. Screw the red, positive cable on tightly. Set the floor cover back over the spare tire area. . Step 2 Locate the battery.
You will see 2 connections- the bigger one is the antenna that gives you signal. Unscrew the black negative cable first with the correct sized wrench 12mm or 13mm. Unscrew the red, positive cable. If you want to change the battery you won't find it under the hood as in many vehicles; rather, it is in the trunk. All registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners. This will probably require a good tug, since the screwdriver will be jammed between the clip and the catch, creating a lot of friction. By removing the spare tire, moving the air compressor out of the way, then removing the plastic cover above the Radio Module.
Close-by you will find a termainal for chassis ground too. Screw the black negative cable on tightly. Set the floor cover back over the spare tire area. Although some batteries last much longer, most batteries begin breaking down chemically after four years, so you could experience dimmer headlights and other negative effects before you have a dead battery in your X5 that you need to replace. You will be able to see the battery, but will have to remove the mounting framework for the air system pump.
The X5 antenna connection is on the radio module. Screw the black negative cable on tightly. You can jump-start the vehicle with jumper cables or you can just replace the battery. In the center of the spare tire compartment you will see a dome shaped cover for the leveling system air pump. When you reconnect the terminals, your radio presets are likely to be cleared out. Duracell is a registered trademark of Duracell U. Rememeber to disconnect negative first it would be either 12 or 13 mm open end wrench.
Since the battery is difficult to access, terminals are privided under the hood that allow for battery charging or jumping another vehicle. There is a thread here with pictures and a full tutorial on how to change the battery. The smaller connection is a 12v cable that … provides power to the antenna amp. Step 3 Unlatch the strap holding the battery into the case. Our Policies: , , , , , , and. Set in the new battery.
I am relying on duck tape to hold in on for the moment. Unscrew the black negative cable first with the correct sized wrench 12mm or 13mm. Answer look in the trunk area, it's on the top left side of your spare tire viewed as if you're opening the trunk sliding floor board. Every week there is some one in the forum asking for help getting into his car for one reason or another - don't follow their foot steps! The battery is located in a case just above the spare tire on the left side. Lift the deck and support it using the rod provided. Check for this code in your owners manual - it will usually be either a sticker or small card in the booklet.