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Old 01-25-2013, 09:53 PM
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Default HELP! 2013 Durango Battery Location?

I feel like an idiot, but i just bought a 2013 Durango last week, but there is no information anywhere in the owners manual or on any Dodge website (that i can find) that tells you where the battery is located!

Please help! I need to disconnect the battery to change the radio/headunit and i'll be darned if i cant find the battery in the engine compartment...

Please help a poor frustrated old man...

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Old 01-25-2013, 10:28 PM
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Nevermind, i called a dealership service dept and found out. ITS UNDER THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT. Which is, of course, the most obvious effing place to put a battery in a vehicle.
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Old 01-26-2013, 08:51 AM
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http://dodgeforum.com/forum/dodge-du...s-section.html

im moving this for you, however a quick search would have turned that information up almost instantly
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Lol yup right under the passenger seat and there's a matching space under the drivers seat to use for storage...good luck!
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Old 01-26-2013, 11:55 AM
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Actually, i DID do a quick search - i typed in Durango Battery Location into the search tool on this site and found nothing. Maybe i just didnt use the right keywords.

I also did a couple of google searches, and again nothing states where the battery is located in the vehicle. Give it a try, see what you find - the only thing google gives you is a link back to my original post.

Have a good day.
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Old 01-30-2013, 09:47 AM
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I like that is uner the passenger seat, makes it easy to tap into for stereo power wire, I put a second battery under my driver's seat as well.
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Old 02-01-2013, 04:51 PM
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I was surprised about the battery location but it's not a bad idea. Keeps it out of the engine compartment heat. For grins I decided to take a look. I moved the pass seat all the way forward. From the back seat I can get my fingers under the flap of the cover. But the cover will not pop off. Before I try to force it (and most likely regret it), can anyone tell me if the cover will pop with "persuasion"? Thanks.
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I was surprised about the battery location but it's not a bad idea. Keeps it out of the engine compartment heat. For grins I decided to take a look. I moved the pass seat all the way forward. From the back seat I can get my fingers under the flap of the cover. But the cover will not pop off. Before I try to force it (and most likely regret it), can anyone tell me if the cover will pop with "persuasion"? Thanks.
When I tried to remove the cover for the first time, it definitely took more effort than I would have thought - so much so that I was afraid the cover would snap or crack off (but it didn't!).
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Old 02-01-2013, 05:16 PM
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When I tried to remove the cover for the first time, it definitely took more effort than I would have thought - so much so that I was afraid the cover would snap or crack off (but it didn't!).
Thanks. If it breaks I'll blame you. Just kidding.
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Old 02-01-2013, 05:31 PM
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Thanks. If it breaks I'll blame you. Just kidding.
It didn't break. But I would hate to have to put the new battery in.
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