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Installing  
Notes:  -  Remove bolt -3- and remove hold-down clamp -2-.
   Tightening torque: 15 Nm (11 ft lb)
-  Lift battery -1- out of battery tray.
The newest generation of batteries i

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Visual inspection
 
     
WARNING! 
     
When charging, measuring the voltage or 
load testing a battery, the cell caps must 
always be screwed in tightly. 
      Before performing tests

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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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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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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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Battery, charging
 
     
CAUTION! 
     
Battery cell caps must be screwed in tightly 
when charging, measuring voltage or 
performing load tests. 
     Do not enter the room in which ba

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AUDI A4 1998 B5 / 1.G Battery Workshop Manual charging damages batteries. 
     If totally discharged batteries are fast-charged, 
either they will not accept any charging current 
or they will appear to be fully charged too early 
due to a "surf

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Battery charging procedure  
     
-  Switch off battery charger.
     
-  Switch ignition off.
     
-  First disconnect battery Ground (GND) strap; 
then disconnect positive cable from

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Charging totally discharged batteries 
      Batteries out of operation for extended periods of 
time, such as in stored vehicles, lose their 
charge.  
      A battery is totally dischar

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Procedure for charging totally discharged, 
sulfated batteries  
      Totally discharged, sulfated batteries must be 
charged with a low charging current as follows:  
     
-  Set charg
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