Skip to main content

Haynes On Demand sales are currently limited to residents of the United Kingdom only.

Battery check Opel Astra 2009 - 2013 Diesel 1.7 CDTi

OnDemand step-by-step maintenance & repair BETA

Opel Astra 2009 - 2013  | 1.7 CDTi Battery check

  • time 5 minutes
  • difficulty 2
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 terminal, be careful not to short the spanner on the bodywork
Check battery is generally secure. If loose, tighten the battery retainer
Tighten if required, a 10mm socket or spanner is needed. Not too tight because you may damage the battery casing
Replace the battery cover