AUDI A4 1996 B5 / 1.G Battery User Guide

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Electrolyte level too high  
     
Special tools, test equipment and auxiliary 
items 
    
Commercially available hydrometer  
Note:  
If the electrolyte level is too high, the sulfuric

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AUDI A4 1996 B5 / 1.G Battery User Guide 27-11
      
Batteries with central gas vent  
     
CAUTION! 
     
Make absolutely certain that only batteries of 
the most recent design with central gas 
vents are installed. 
     Always use the

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AUDI A4 1996 B5 / 1.G Battery User Guide 27-12
      
No-load voltage, checking
 
     
CAUTION! 
     
Battery cell caps must be screwed in tightly 
when charging, measuring voltage or 
performing load tests. 
     Always comply with the fo

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AUDI A4 1996 B5 / 1.G Battery User Guide for at least two hours before the test. 
     The battery must not have been charged at 
least two hours before the test. 
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AUDI A4 1996 B5 / 1.G Battery User Guide 27-13
       Use the following procedure for testing the 
voltage of a battery which is not under load:  
     
-  Switch ignition off.
     
-  Disconnect battery Ground strap.
     
-  Measure volta

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Specific gravity, checking
 
     
Special tools, test equipment and auxiliary 
items  
    
CAUTION! 
Notes: 
The specific gravity can be tested immediately after charging the battery.

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AUDI A4 1996 B5 / 1.G Battery User Guide 27-15
       Use the following procedure to test the specific 
gravity in all of the battery cells:  
     
-  Switch ignition off.
     
-  Remove all cell caps. 
    
The higher the specific gravity

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State of charge in normal 
climate zones  Specific gravity in 
kg/dm
3  
Discharged   1.12  
Half charged   1.20  
Good charge   1.28  
      In normal climate zones, the specific gravity

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AUDI A4 1996 B5 / 1.G Battery User Guide 27-17
      
Examples of unacceptable variations in 
specific gravity: 
     
Battery 
cell:  1  2  3  4  5  6  
  
Specific gravity per cell in kg/dm
3  
Example 
1:  1.24  1.25  1.25  1.10  1.24  1.

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AUDI A4 1996 B5 / 1.G Battery User Guide       If the cell caps are lost or damaged, use 
replacement cell caps of the same manufacture.  
      The cell caps must be equipped with an O-ring 
seal.  
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