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Battery check Mercedes-Benz B-Class 2008 - 2011 | Haynes Manuals

Mercedes-Benz B-Class

2008 - 2011
5 minutes
Locate the battery. It's beneath the driver's footwell
Open the battery cover - use a screwdriver
Place the cover to one side
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
To tighten, a 13mm socket is needed. Not too tight because you may damage the battery casing
Replace the battery cover