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Battery check Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2002 - 2010 Diesel E220 CDi - 2.1

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Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2002 - 2010  | E220 CDi - 2.1 Battery check

  • time 8 minutes
  • difficulty 1
Locate the battery - it's in the boot
Open the battery cover
Place cover to one side
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
A 13mm socket is needed to tighten the retainer. Not too tight because you may damage the battery casing
Replace the battery cover