Dodge Journey Battery Replacement Guide

Vehicle: dodge   Journey
Difficulty: ⚫⚫⚫⚪⚪
DIY Cost: $95-$160
Est. Time: 1 hour

In this guide, you will find step-by-step instructions on how to change the battery on a Dodge Journey. 

dodge journey car battery location

What you will need

How to change the battery on a Dodge Journey? 

The battery on a Dodge Journey is mounted behind the front bumper on the driver's side. Here is how you can change the battery on a Dodge Journey. 

  1. Park your Dodge Journey on level ground and set the parking brakes. 
  2. Break loose the lug nuts for the front left tire. 
  3. Jack up the front left corner of the vehicle and secure it with jack stands. 
  4. Remove the forward wheel well liner.dodge journey batteryThis will expose the battery behind the front bumper. dodge journey battery

     

  5. Disconnect the negative battery terminal using a 10mm wrench. negative terminal

     

  6. Disconnect the positive battery terminal using a 10mm wrench. positive battery terminal

     

  7. Use the 10mm wrench to remove the bracket on top of the battery. 
  8. Use both hands to remove the battery from the battery holder. Note the battery is heavy. 
  9. Install the new battery in reverse order.
  10. Connect the negative battery terminal last. 

The battery on a Dodge Journey is located behind the front bumper and not in the engine bay. 

The battery on a Dodge Journey is located behind the front bumper, on the driver's side. You do not need to remove the bumper to change the battery on a Dodge Journey.  Dodge Journey vehicles typically use a Group Size 26 battery with minimum cold-cranking amps of 525. 

By YOUCANIC Automotive Experts
Nov 2020