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By YOUCANIC on May 24, 2019

How to change battery on 2011-2017 Nissan Quest

Learn how to replace the battery on Nissan Quest. These steps will help you remove old and install a new battery on a Quest. Applicable to model years 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017.

To change the battery on 2011-2017 Nissan Quest you will need a few basic tools such as a 10mm wrench and terminal cleaning brush.


  • Nissan Quest does not start
  • Battery dead and does not hold a charge
  • Quest engine cranks very slow
  • Nissan has no power or lights

What you will need


Tools Needed


Remove the key from the ignition

Before you get started replacing the car battery on your Nissan Quest remove the key from the ignition. Nissan can be sensitive to voltage drops and keep the key in the ignition can cause electrical problems.

2011-2017 Nissan Quest Change car battery at home negative termnial

Open Hood

Pull the hood release under the dashboard on the driver's side. Next, release the hood latch at the front of your Quest

Locate Battery

Locate the battery on the driver side in the engine bay.

Disconnect Negative Terminal

Disconnect the negative battery terminal on your Nissan.

2011-2017 Nissan Quest Change car battery at home negative termnial

Disconnect Positive Terminal

Next, disconnect the positive battery terminal.

Remove Battery Bracket

Remove the bracket that holds the battery in place.

Clean Terminals

Clean battery terminals of your Nissan Quest using a terminal brush. This will ensure that you don't have any conductivity issue in the future.

Connect new battery

Reconnect battery terminals. First, connect the positive battery cable on your Nissan Quest. Lastly, connect the negative terminals. Use fiber washers to prevent corrosion of the battery terminals.

Protect Terminals

Spray terminal protector on the battery posts and clamps. A battery protector helps seal the metal surfaces. It helps reduce corrosion and improves current flow.

Start your Nissan Quest

Now it is time to start the car. Follow the instructions found in your owner's manual to synchronize windows, sunroof, seats and reset any radio preset stations.

Nissan Quest chattery chage guide instructions to do it at home

We hope that you found this DIY guide on how to change a battery on Nissan Quest helpful. If you have any tips that may help Nissan Quest owners, please use the comments section below.


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