Would like to know what to avoid for the future, thanks. Check terminal polarity before connecting cables, both positive and negative cables are black. Battery located under hood under fuse box. Battery is vented to outside of vehicle. Remove the fuse box cover by sliding the locks towards the rear of the cover and lifting the cover off.
Battery is vented to outside of vehicle. Check for this code in your owners manual - it will usually be either a sticker or small card in the booklet. Although some batteries last much longer, most batteries begin breaking down chemically after four years, so you could experience dimmer headlights and other negative effects before you have a dead battery in your Jetta that you need to replace. This last weekend I replaced the original battery in my 2005. It requires a little more care, but nothing needs to be reset.
Call us at 1-800-677-8278 We strive to provide the best price available on BatteriesPlus. Information given in this video does not guarantee the desired outcome. It will have the correct Ah rating 72? It provides all the power your exceptional car requires and is designed to last for the long haul. Check the customer's vehicle, battery installation could take up to 45 minutes. The battery voltage when the engine is running should be at least 14V even at idle.
That is a much better warranty than you will get for a dealer battery. If you already removed the air intake box, look beneath where the accordion hose was and remove the 13mm bolt yellow arrow below holding the battery tie down clamp. Insert the new battery into the battery tray and reverse the procedure to reinstall it. The service manuals says this is only for batteries younger than 5 years old so I assume the magic eye may not work correctly after that. Remove the 10mm alternator fuse nut pictured below yellow arrow. The battery is perhaps the most important electrical component on the car, and due to its design and nature, is also one of the most troublesome. You do not need to remove the nut: just loosen it enough to allow the terminal clamp to wiggle off of the battery post.
Don't let a wrench or other metal touch both terminals at the same time. I would guess 4 to 5 yrs would be the average. A few words on safety are required here. Basically 5 years old and 105,000 miles. I have put it through 2 cycles of desulfat, and it still does not seem to be ready for another 3-4 years as anticipated. To separate the pieces, twist one side slightly down and the other slightly upward. Based on the data I saw, the 94R battery does seem to be better than the 48H6 battery.
Actually I did use the larger 94R battery for about 24 hours! Battery is vented to outside of vehicle. The instrument panel warning lights for power steering and anti-skidding will be lit. Make sure the cover is installed securely or the lens will be out of focus, or water may get into the light unit. A few online databases incorrectly show the battery size for the 2005. In a couple other of cars, I wound up getting an entire year more than the design life of the batteries. Lead acid batteries make hydrogen gas which can ignite in the presence of a spark or overheating.
We recommend changing the battery in Volkswagens every 4 years. Often times, a puzzling electrical problem can be solved by doing something as simple as cleaning a battery terminal. . With the engine not running and the alternator belt removed, use a wood or another soft material dowel to jam the fan inside the alternator. Battery removal Remove the battery cover. Installation is the reverse of removal. Yes, the larger 94R battery did fit on the battery tray.
There's also a plastic hook that holds the cable in place yellow arrow. For more alternator troubleshooting and replacement, see Procedure If you have any questions on testing the battery or removing it, please post your question in the forums linked at the top! Before disconnecting the battery in the Jetta, be sure to use a computer memory saver if the vehicle is equipped with a theft-deterrent radio or car alarm system. The instrument panel warning lights will stop being lit. Before replacing the battery casing cover assembly, spray the battery posts and terminal clamps with anti-corrosion battery terminal spray. Chances are that the vehicle likely has diagnostic trouble codes stored indicating an erratic voltage condition.