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Battery check BMW 3-Series 1998 - 2006 Petrol 316i - 1.9

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BMW 3-Series 1998 - 2006  | 316i - 1.9 Battery check

  • time 10 minutes
  • difficulty 2
Open the battery cover
Check the Negative (-) terminal clamp is tight
Open the 'Positive' (+) protective cover
Check the Positive (+) terminal clamp is tight. CAUTION If using a spanner to tighten terminal, be careful not to short the spanner on the bodywork
Check battery is generally secure, if loose, tighten the battery retainer
The battery retaining clamp position
Tighten using a 13mm socket or spanner. Not too tight as you may damage the battery casing
Replace the battery cover
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