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Battery check Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2000 - 2004 | Haynes Manuals

Mercedes-Benz C-Class

2000 - 2004
5 minutes
Locate the battery
Open the battery cover / pollen filter housing) Undo the three clips
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
Replace battery cover / pollen filter. If you have to replace the battery or alternator, click below