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Battery check Volkswagen Golf 1997 - 2004 Petrol 1.6

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Volkswagen Golf 1997 - 2004  | 1.6 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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