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Battery check BMW X5 1999 - 2006 Petrol X5 - 4.4i

OnDemand step-by-step maintenance & repair BETA

BMW X5 1999 - 2006  | X5 - 4.4i Battery check

  • time 10 minutes
  • difficulty 2
Remove the spare wheel
Undo battery cover - use a 13mm socket
Open the battery cover
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 it on the bodywork
Check the battery is generally secure. If loose tighten the battery retainer
The battery retaining clamp position
To tighten, a 10mm socket or Phillips screwdriver is needed. Not too tight because you may damage the battery casing
Replace battery cover