Assuming that you have a pair of jumper cables, a pair of safety glasses and a friend to give you a jumpstart, the video above will show you where to connect the cables and in what order! Lift the left front corner, using an appropriate floor jack or bottle jack. Loosen the lugs nuts abo … ut 2 full turns front left wheel. At the front of the wheel well there is an access door for the battery. Could it cause my car to do all this. So what's up with the safety glasses? You have to remove the tire, remove a couple of screws holding the inside of the wheel well in place. There is a small possibility of a battery exploding during the charging process if you don't connect the cables properly causing a spark and there is a bunch of hydrogen gas around the battery car batteries emit hydrogen gas when they discharge - this is much more of an issue with cars that haven't been driven for a long time than if you drive your Sebring regularly and simply forgot to turn your lights off. The panel cover is located at the front of the wheel well, to your left.
Let the car down, then finish tightening the lug nuts. Also, if for some reason, I do give incorrect instructions, and something breaks because you followed my instructions, I still will not reimburse, or pay, in any way, for whatever cost that may be incurred due to following my wrong instructions. Disconnect the cables, then disconnec … t the battery hold-down and remove the battery. Check for this code in your owners manual - it will usually be either a sticker or small card in the booklet. Whatever is doing it is cousing these probems. With a load test its peeking 90 amps.
The video above shows you how to replace the battery in your 2004 Chrysler Sebring. Grounds to the amp and the car all checked. The owner's manual says you can turn the wheel outward towards the left as far as possible and get to it, but they must think we all own a garage lift. As someone else stated, it's a tedious job but not impossible. Car batteries store the energy produced by your alternator to allow the car to start. Ever since I have my headlights and dash lights flickering to the bass.
Needless to say we are trying to sale the stupid thing and get something a lttle more reliable. Then remove the battery cables from the battery. Whoever designed this should be shot! In some Sebrings, you may need to re-enter a security code to get your radio to work again. At least not nearly as bad. I have had a power cap put on it still had the problems. Remove all the screws, pull the panel cover off, unhook the battery cables, you'll need a wrench for that and replace the battery.
Corrosion near the battery terminals indicate your battery case might be leaking acid, and that the battery should be replaced. I had sugested to them maybe its something to do with the after market deck. There is nothing wrong with my car. But last week while under load tested battery and 14. Picked a new one up at Sam's club and replaced it. Remove the top clamp on the battery by removing the front and and rear bolts, then remove the negative cable and then the positive cable and remove the battery.
Needless to say we are trying to sale the stupid thing and get something a lttle more reliable. Thanks for all your help! 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 Sebring that you need to replace. Don't rely on the car jack to hold up the car while you are wrestling around with the battery. Don't rely on the car jack to hold up the car while you are wrestling around with the battery. .
The amp fuse is only 25. If its charging capacity drops too low, it may not hold enough power to start your vehicle. If your engine cranks more slowly than usual or takes longer to turn over, consider replacing your car battery. Get the jack out of your tr … unk, because you are going to have to remove the front driver's side tire and wheel to have enough room to work here. Some of the Sebrings have two filters one is called a sock. Attach the negative battery cable. Or they remove it through the hatch in the wheel well.
The speakers in the car I have not changed. Thanks for all your help! The owners manual claims that it is possible to remove the battery without removing the wheel, just turn the front wheels all the way to the right. It is held in with three bolts having 12 … mm heads and one bolt that also attaches a wiring harness clamp. It is on the backside firewall side of the motor. Big pain get it from a store I have a 2001 sebring and they tend to place the battery in the front driver fender area. Because of the cumbersome weight of the battery, you are probably better off giving yourself the extra working space by removing the wheel.
The best place to lift is either the frame pad behind the front left wheel inside the body weld see Owners Manual , or lift the A-arm directly, as far outboard as possible. I had to do this, the battery is located in the left wheel behind the wheel cover. Once you are finished reviving a dead car battery in your Sebring, make sure you drive it for at least 5 minutes before turning it off so your battery isn't dead the next time. The battery is under the front left fender. So took the cap out. We had only purchased the car a month when the starter went out. If it is a convertible, it's easy.