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Battery check Land Rover Discovery 1998 - 2004 Diesel 2.5 TD5

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Land Rover Discovery 1998 - 2004  | 2.5 TD5 Battery check

  • time 5 minutes
  • difficulty 1
Locate the battery
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 the terminal, be careful not to short the spanner on the bodywork
Check the battery is generally secure, and if loose, tighten the battery retainer
To tighten, a 10mm socket or spanner is needed. Not too tight as you may damage the battery casing
Replace the battery cover. If you have to replace the battery or alternator, click below

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