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Battery check BMW X3 2003 - 2010 | Haynes Manuals


2003 - 2010
5 minutes
Locate the battery - it's under the boot floor
Check the Negative (-) terminal clamp is tight
Open the 'Positive' (+) protective cover
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
The battery retaining clamp position
To tighten, a 13mm socket is needed. Not too tight because you may damage the battery casing