2012-2017 Honda Civic Battery Replacement Guide

Est. Time: 30 min
Difficulty: Easy
This step-by-step guide will provide instructions on how to change the battery on the 9th generation Honda Civic.

What you will need


  1. Park the vehicle in a safe area and remove the key from the ignition. Set the parking brakes. parked honda civic


  2. Open the hood by pulling the hood release under the dashboard. 
  3. Locate the battery. honda civic battery replacement  2012 2013 2014 2015 2016


  4. Disconnect the negative battery terminal. Disconnect the positive battery terminal last.hond civic battery
  5. Remove the bracket that holds the battery in place. 
  6. Remove the old battery and place the new battery in the battery tray. 
  7. Reinstall the battery bracket.
  8. Clean the battery terminals using a battery terminal brush. 
  9. Connect the positive battery terminal first. 
  10. Connect the negative battery terminal last. 
  11. Spray battery terminal protects to prevent corrosion and improve the connection at the terminals. 


Honda Civic

  • 2012–2015 (North America)
  • 2012–2016 (Asia-Pacific)
  • 2012–2017 (Europe)
  • 2014–2017 (estate)

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