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Battery check Vauxhall Astra 2004 - 2008 Petrol 1.6 16v

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Vauxhall Astra 2004 - 2008  | 1.6 16v Battery check

  • time 5 minutes
  • difficulty 1
Locate the battery
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 the spanner on the bodywork!
Check battery is generally secure, if loose, tighten the battery retainer
To tighten, a 13mm socket is needed. Not too tight as you may damage the battery casing. If you have to replace the battery or alternator, click below

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