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Battery check BMW 3-Series 1998 - 2006 Petrol 320i - 2.2

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BMW 3-Series 1998 - 2006  | 320i - 2.2 Battery check

  • time 10 minutes
  • difficulty 2
The battery is in the boot
Open the battery cover
Remove the bracket to access the battery
Undo the retaining bracket - use a 10mm spanner or socket
Check the Negative (-) terminal clamp is tight
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. If you have to replace the battery, click below
Replace battery cover. If you have to replace the alternator, click below

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