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ALFA ROMEO 159 Owner's Manual Page 238

Alfa 159.
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BATTERY
The battery is of the "Limited mainte-
nance" type: under normal conditions
of use the electrolyte does not need top-
ping up with distilled water.
Contact at Alfa Romeo Authorized Ser-
vices to have the battery checked/re-
placed.
CHECKING THE CHARGE
fig. 16
The battery charge may be checked
through the indicator A (where re-
quired) set on the battery cover and act-
ing according to the colour the indica-
tor shows.
Bright white colour
Dark colour without
green area in the centre
Dark colour with
green area in the centre
fig. 16
Should the battery be not fitted with bat-
tery charge inspection device (optical
electrolyte indicator), inspection opera-
tions shall be carried out by skilled per-
sonnel only.
Refer to the table below.
Top up electrolyte
Low charge level
Electrolyte level and charge
sufficient
IMPORTANT The charge in the bat-
tery should be checked at the start of
winter to limit the risk of electrolyte
freezing. This check should be carried
out more frequently if the car is used
mainly for short trips, or if it is fitted with
accessories that permanently absorb
electricity also with the ignition key re-
moved, especially in the case of after
A0E0127m
market accessories.
Contact Alfa Romeo
Authorized Services
Charge the battery
(advisable to contact Alfa
Romeo Authorized Services)
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  • ROLAND Aug 02, 2016 06:17:
    ENGINE TURNS BUT DONT START. BATTERY IS FULLY CHARGED