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Battery check Mercedes-Benz A-Class 2004 - 2012 Diesel A200 CDi - 2.0

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Mercedes-Benz A-Class 2004 - 2012  | A200 CDi - 2.0 Battery check

  • time 5 minutes
  • difficulty 1
Locate the battery. It's beneath the driver's footwell
Open the battery cover -use a flat end screwdriver
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 terminal, be careful not to short it 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 because you may damage the battery casing
Replace battery cover