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Battery check BMW 3-Series 1998 - 2006 Petrol 318i - 1.9

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BMW 3-Series 1998 - 2006  | 318i - 1.9 Battery check

  • time 15 minutes
  • difficulty 3
Locate the battery - it's in the boot!
Open the battery cover
Undo the retaining fastener, use a 10mm spanner or socket for this
Check the Negative (-) terminal clamp is tight
Remove bracket
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
To tighten, a 13mm socket is needed. Not too tight as you may damage the battery casing
Replace battery cover
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