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Battery check Ford Focus 2005 - 2011 Petrol 1.8 ZETEC

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Ford Focus 2005 - 2011  | 1.8 ZETEC Battery check

  • time 5 minutes
  • difficulty 1
Locate the battery
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 the spanner on the bodywork
Check battery is generally secure, if loose, tighten the battery retainer
To tighten, a 13mm socket is needed. Not too tight as you may damage the battery casing
Replace battery cover. If you have to replace the battery or alternator, click below

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