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Battery check BMW 5-Series 2003 - 2010 Diesel 525d - 2.5

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BMW 5-Series 2003 - 2010  | 525d - 2.5 Battery check

  • time 5 minutes
  • difficulty 1
Open the battery cover, the battery is located in the boot of this vehicle
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. Replace battery cover