How to change battery Mitsubishi Lancer 2008-2017

In this article, you will learn how to change the battery in a Mitsubishi Lancer. Replacing the battery on a Mitsubishi Lancer is very easy and can be completed in less than 30 minutes. 

What you will need

Parts

Tools

*Deep socket or open end wrench.

Instructions

  • Pull the hood release under the dashboard to open the hood. 
  • Remove the engine air inlet pipe on top of the battery. First, you need to remove two small plastic retainers. LANCER ENGINE INLET PIPE

     

  • Disconnect the negative battery terminal. First loosen the 10mm nut then pull up on the cable. LANCER NEGATIVE BATTERY TERMINAL

     

  • Remove the red plastic cover from the top of the battery. Loosen the 10mm nut on the positive battery terminal. Disconnect the positive terminal. POSSITVE BATTERY TERMINAL

     

  • Loosen the 10mm nut on the top bracket. Then pull the braket bolt down and away from the battery. LANCER BATTERY BRACKET
  • Remove the battery from the battery tray. Place the new battery in the car. 
  • Install the top brakcet. Don't over tighten the bracket bols or you risk cracking the battery case. 
  • Clean battery posts and terminals with a battery wire brush. 
  • Connect the positive battery terminal first. Ensure the cable doesn't move. 
  • Connect the negative battery last. 
  • Spray battery protector on the battery posts.lancer protect battery post

     

  • Connect the engine air intake hose. 
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