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Battery check Ford Escort 1990 - 2000 | Haynes Manuals

Escort

Ford Escort

1990 - 2000
Time
5 minutes
Difficulty
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 the spanner on the bodywork
Check battery is generally secure, if loose, tighten the battery retainer
The battery retaining clamp position
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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