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Battery check Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2002 - 2010 Diesel E270 CDi - 2.7

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Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2002 - 2010  | E270 CDi - 2.7 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
Check this is secure, a 13mm socket is needed. Not too tight because you may damage the battery casing
Replace the battery cover. If you have to replace the battery or alternator, click below

Battery removal & replacement

Alternator replacement