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Old 09-01-2009, 10:51 AM
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Re: Battery is dead need help ASAP on replacment

Yeah but the correct way would put the positive side of the battery towards the FRONT away from the terminals as on our stock they are right there

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you should have some slack. when i took off my cables the other day there was some play!

Thanks off to Sears will never know til I try. FYI guys if you ever want or need a new battery the Sears Platinum is a Oddyssey battery

Oh and out of 3 sites I posted for help it was this site that did it for me-THANKS!!!
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Re: Battery is dead need help ASAP on replacment

no prob wade hope it works out for ya!!! post back and let us know
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Re: Battery is dead need help ASAP on replacment

yeah the one Joe posted up is the right set-up...good luck!
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Re: Battery is dead need help ASAP on replacment

Okay picked up the Sears Platinum P2 (oddyssey) for $183.00

Now install was not a simple drop in and strap it down and done job. First the new battery is smaller but it is wider from front to back so you have to shave down the back part that holds down the battery, no biggie used my dremel and put it in place.
Then realized that with the ends that we have on the pos/neg ground wires that I was going to have to bend that 90 degree end on both the pos/neg wires flat, WHY you ask. I had too pull ALL of the slack on the line to get the neg side to run around the batter and too reach the new spot that is now up front. I disconnected the actual mounting straps that go onto the neg/pos probes coming off the battery, bent the tabs on the wire ends and then connected them, it was tight but it works and doesnt look bad. Jeep started right up and now I have a MUCH better battery in place.







Now if the pos/neg terminals had been switched this install would have been really easy
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Cool! Glad you got everything sorted out Wade!
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Re: Battery is dead need help ASAP on replacment

glad to hear it worked out for you wade...

on my 3.7 the battery terminals are away from the front of the truck!
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Re: Battery is dead need help ASAP on replacment

why not the mopar replacement? I paid $120 and it has like an 84 month warranty
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