Opel Corsa B 1993–2000 Service and Repair Manual: Battery - removal and refitting

Removal

1. The battery is located on the left-hand side of the engine bay.

2. Slacken the clamp nut and bolt on the negative (-) terminal clamp (see illustration).

Lift the clamp off the terminal post. If the clamp is stuck to the post, beware of using force to free it as the post may be broken.

Warm water will usually do the trick.

3. Similarly disconnect the positive (+) terminal; this may be protected by a plastic cover.

4. Undo the clamp bolt at the base of the battery and lift out the battery. Be careful, it is heavy. Keep it upright and do not drop it.

Refitting

5. Refit in the reverse order to removal, connecting the earth (negative) lead last. Use a little proprietary anti-corrosion compound, or petroleum jelly, on the terminal posts. Do not overtighten the clamp bolt or the terminal clamps.

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