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Battery check Volkswagen Golf 1997 - 2004 Diesel 1.9 SDi

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Volkswagen Golf 1997 - 2004  | 1.9 SDi Battery check

  • time 5 minutes
  • difficulty 1
Locate the battery
First, remove the battery cover
Place the cover to one side
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
Replace the battery cover
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