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2017 Ford F-150 Battery Replacement

2017 Ford F-150 Battery Replacement | MobileBattery

How to Easily Replace the Battery in Your 2017 Ford F-150

Ah, the 2017 Ford F-150. It's a powerhouse on wheels, with engines that can churn out anywhere from 282 to 450 horsepower, depending on the model you've got parked in your driveway. With engine sizes stretching from a more modest 2.7L V6 to the heftier 5.0L V8, it's no wonder this truck has become a favourite among drivers who demand performance and reliability. But even the mightiest vehicles need a little TLC now and then, especially when it comes to the heart of the vehicle: the battery.

Tools You'll Need

Before we dive into the replacement process, let's ensure you have all the necessary tools on hand:

  • 10mm size socket

  • 8mm size socket

  • Step ladder (for easier access to the battery compartment)

The Right Battery

For the 2017 Ford F-150, we recommend the following battery:

  • Group H7 / H7 AGM

This specific group size ensures optimal compatibility and performance for your vehicle.

How to Replace Your Battery: 2017 Ford F-150 Battery Replacement

Follow these steps to successfully replace the battery in your 2017 Ford F-150:

  1. Safety First: Position your step ladder to easily access the battery, typically located on the left side under the hood.

  2. Disconnect the Negative Terminal: Using your 10mm socket, loosen and disconnect the negative terminal first. This step is crucial to prevent any electrical shorts.

  3. Disconnect the Positive Terminal: Next, use the same 10mm socket to disconnect the positive terminal.

  4. Remove the Hold-down Bracket: With an 8mm socket, remove the bracket holding the battery in place.

  5. Replace the Old Battery: Carefully remove the old battery and replace it with the new Group H7 battery.

  6. Clean Your Battery Terminals: Ensure the battery terminals are clean before reconnecting the for optimal contact.

  7. Reverse Order Reconnection: Start by securing the hold-down bracket, then reconnect the positive terminal followed by the negative terminal.

  8. Test Your Alternator: After everything is connected, it's a good practice to test your alternator. The alternator should output between 13.5-14.5 volts, though this can vary slightly depending on the manufacturer.

Why Choose MobileBattery for your 2017 Ford F-150 Battery Replacement

At MobileBattery, we understand the importance of reliable and efficient service, especially when it comes to maintaining your vehicle. Our expertise in vehicle battery replacement, combined with our convenient mobile service, ensures that your 2017 Ford F-150 remains in top condition without the hassle of visiting a service center. Choose MobileBattery for a service that comes to you, equipped with the right tools and the best batteries tailored for your vehicle. Let us help you keep your F-150 running smoothly with minimal downtime.

Remember, maintaining your vehicle's battery is crucial for ensuring its reliability and performance, especially in a workhorse like the 2017 Ford F-150. Follow these steps for a successful battery replacement, and never hesitate to reach out to MobileBattery for professional, convenient service tailored to your needs.

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