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Username Post: 2014 Chevy Cruze Battery Replacement        (Topic#354338)
Red96 
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12-12-18 05:06 AM - Post#2754223    

Why when I price a new battery for my Cruze does it say professional installation required?
Does it have something to do with the electronics?

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rcr3 
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12-12-18 08:58 AM - Post#2754244    
    In response to Red96

I replaced mine a couple of years ago..no issues,other than they have a really strange hold down system.If you have average mechanical ability,you shouldn't have a problem.

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rockfangd 
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12-13-18 08:37 PM - Post#2754439    
    In response to rcr3

Nothing crazy.
Just be careful when removing the fuse tap. And the hold downs.
They are clipped into place and must be removed to get the battery out.
IIRC you remove the battery by sliding it forward and out after removing the plate that is in the tray.
That will allow it to clear the fuse tap.
If it is vented make sure you put it in correctly

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Red96 
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12-16-18 04:55 AM - Post#2754646    
    In response to rockfangd

Watched a YouTube video and it is a little complicated (for battery replacement) but nothing I couldn't do myself.
I've tackled allot worse projects than that. Thanks for the responses

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