Battery Replacement: 2009-2019 Dodge Journey 2011 Dodge Journey Mainstreet 3.6L V6 FlexFuel
Most batteries begin to break down chemically after four years, so we recommend changing the battery in Dodges every four years. In some Journeys, you may need to re-enter a security code to get your radio to work again; if you can’t find the code, call Dodge and they will give you one for free.
Where is the battery in a Dodge Journey 2011?
The Dodge Journey’s battery is located behind the front bumper on the driver’s side, and it is not necessary to remove the bumper to change the battery.
How do I reset my car after replacing the battery?
Once your vehicle has completely warmed up, turn it off and unplug all fuses, then disconnect the battery to cut power; all old data should be reset after a few minutes, so reconnect the fuses and restart your engine.
What size battery does a 2011 Dodge Journey use?
Duralast Battery 26-DL Group Size 26 525 CCA Duralast Battery 26-DL Group Size 26 525 CCA Duralast Battery 26-DL Group Size
Why is my car acting weird after a new battery?
When you go to change your battery and your car’s computer software is disconnected from the power, there’s a chance you’ll reset your car’s memory to its original default settings, which could include the idle settings, causing your car to stall.
Do I need to reset car after changing battery?
In many cars, you can reset the car computer after replacing the battery to delete not only diagnostic trouble codes, but also drivability, security, and radio codes.
How long should I let my car run after installing a new battery?
Unhook the clamps in the opposite order that they were installed, and then drive for about 30 minutes before stopping again to allow the battery to continue to charge; otherwise, you may need another jump start.
What size battery does a 2012 Dodge Journey use?
The manufacturer specifies a group size 86 battery with 525 cold cranking amps for the 2012 Dodge Journey. Replacement batteries range in price from $50 to $150, depending on the brand and quality, and have an average life of three to five years.
How long does a car battery last?
A car battery typically lasts between three and five years, and driving it for longer than five years, even under ideal driving conditions, can cause it to fail without warning, which is why many manufacturers recommend a five-year replacement schedule.
How much is a battery for a 2010 Dodge Journey?
Find the right size, price, and amps for your 2010 Dodge Journey battery at AutoZone.com, starting at $159.99.
Where is the battery at in a 2013 Dodge Journey?
To get to the battery in that case, jack up the car, remove the front passenger’s wheel, peel back the plastic inner-guard, and the battery will be behind the corner of the front bumper.
How do you remove the battery from a Dodge Journey?
Steps to take
- Set the parking brakes.
- Locate the negative battery terminal on top of the battery.
- Break loose the lug nuts for the front wheel on the driver’s side.
- Jack up the vehicle at the front, driver’s side.
- Remove the wheel.