Depending on the vehicle, the battery is
in the engine compartment or in the lug-
It is always maintenance-free.
Depending on the vehicle, a system
continuously checks the battery charge
status. If the level drops, the message
"Low battery, start engine" is displayed
on the instrument panel. In this case,
start the engine. Then the message
"Battery charging" appears on the in-
The charge status of your battery can
decrease especially if you use your ve-
– for short journeys;
– for driving in town;
– when the temperature drops;
– when the radio is used for prolonged
periods when the engine is switched
The engine may be hot
during operations in close
proximity. In addition, the
engine cooling fan may
start at any moment.
Risk of injury.
Replacing the battery
As this operation is complex, we advise
you to contact an approved Dealer.
Handle the battery with care
as it contains sulphuric acid,
which must not come into
contact with eyes or skin. If
it does, wash the affected area with
plenty of cold water. If necessary,
consult a doctor.
Ensure that naked flames, red hot
objects and sparks do not come into
contact with the battery as there is a
risk of explosion.
Observe the indications on the battery:
– 2 naked flames and smoking forbid-
– 3 wear eye protection;
– 4 keep away from children;
– 5 explosive substances;
– 6 refer to the handbook;
– 7 corrosive substances.
The battery is a specific
type, please ensure it is
replaced with the same
type. Consult an approved