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Battery check Mercedes-Benz A-Class 1998 - 2004 Petrol A160 - 1.6

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Mercedes-Benz A-Class 1998 - 2004  | A160 - 1.6 Battery check

  • time 5 minutes
  • difficulty 1
Locate the battery. It's beneath the driver's footwell
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 battery is generally secure. If loose, tighten the battery retainer
To tighten, a 13mm socket is needed. Not too tight because you may damage the battery casing
Replace the cover