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Battery check BMW 3-Series 1998 - 2006 Diesel 320d - 2.0

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BMW 3-Series 1998 - 2006  | 320d - 2.0 Battery check

  • time 10 minutes
  • difficulty 2
Locate the battery - it is in the boot
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 the battery is generally secure, tighten the retaining clamp as required
To tighten, a 13mm socket is needed. Not too tight as you may damage the battery casing