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

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BMW 3-Series 1998 - 2006  | 320td - 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 it on the bodywork. Replace cover
Check battery is generally secure, if loose, tighten the battery retainer
The battery retaining clamp position
Tighten if required, using a 10mm spanner. Not too tight because you may damage the battery casing