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Battery check Skoda Octavia 2004 - 2012 Petrol 1.6 FSi

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Skoda Octavia 2004 - 2012  | 1.6 FSi Battery check

  • time 5 minutes
  • difficulty 1
Locate the battery
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. A 13mm socket is needed. Not too tight because you may damage the battery casing
Replace the battery cover