BATTERY AND RELATED COMPONENTS MAINTENANCE (Cont).
Batteries in trucks with winterization kits are removed from battery box
instead of battery tray.
Battery supports and trays are factory-installed with hex nuts and body
studs instead of bolts (7) and mounting nuts (8). Replace hex nuts and
body studs with bolts and mounting nuts if damaged.
If removing front battery, perform step 1.
If removing front battery tray and supports, perform steps 1-3.
If removing rear battery, perform step 4.
If removing rear battery tray and supports, perform steps 4-6.
If replacing maintenance-free battery with 6TN battery, support rods
must be repositioned to outboard threaded holes.
Remove 2 bolts (7)
and nuts (8). Remove front battery hold-down bracket (9). Remove front