It's called the "don't go to Autozone/Pepboys for a new battery, bring it to the dealer and pay twice as much" device. ;D Sorry, I really don't know what it is, and it's been a while since I popped the hood.tmozer said:Just what is that aluminum finned plate with the three wire bundles connected to it sitting on top of the battery?
by the time you would have to replace any of these items, I'm sure there will be manuals available to show you how... Did you forget about your 3 year warranty?LordJezo said:I came here looking for this exact thread..
I went out to look at a '11 last night and at the dealer the folks couldn't tell me much about the battery, which I am assuming is the same as a '10.
They did show me the battery in the trunk that is down under the spare compartment and the side frame of the car. No one knew how to remove it though. The only answer I got was "You won't need to replace it for a long time." Yeah, okay. But really, how does one remove it? I drive my cars hard, like my Impala '03 which has 220,000 miles on it. I go through things and like to work on my own stuff when possible. How would one do that on this car? Is there something I need to replace under the hood as well? How hard are things to get at in these new SUVs?
Is there an online PDF of the service manual anywhere? I don't really need it for anything right now, but it would be nice to have in the future.dodell said:There is already a manual out for the 2010's..to replace the battery just need to unbolt the covers and the ECM and the battery is right there...the fins are to provide cooling for the ECM...just like the fins on your computers motherboard,graphics card,etc...if anyone needs a scan of something from the service manual let me know.