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Battery check Kia Rio 2005 - 2011 | Haynes Manuals

Kia Rio

2005 - 2011
Time
5 minutes
Difficulty
Locate the battery
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 the terminal, be careful not to short the spanner on the bodywork
Check the battery is generally secure, and if loose, tighten the battery retainer
The battery retaining clamp position
Tighten if required, a 12mm socket or spanner is needed. Not too tight as you may damage the battery casing