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Battery check BMW 5-Series 2003 - 2010 Petrol 520i - 2.2

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BMW 5-Series 2003 - 2010  | 520i - 2.2 Battery check

  • time 5 minutes
  • difficulty 1
Locate the battery - It is in the boot
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
To tighten, a 10mm spanner is needed. Not too tight as you may damage the battery casing - replace cover