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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Cleaning battery clamp and battery terminal

Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
VAG 1331
  Note
The use of penetrating fluid, contact spray or grease etc. is prohibited since the missing adhesion in the threads may cause a torque excess and, therefore, the break of the threaded connection.
  WARNING
Danger of injury! Observe warning notices and safety regulations → Chapter!
–  Disconnect battery.
–  Check battery clamp and battery terminal for corrosion or dirt.
 

Cleaning battery clamp and battery terminal

–  Clean battery clamp using wire brush of battery terminal cleaner with circular movements.
 

Cleaning battery clamp and battery terminal

–  Clean battery terminal using underside of battery terminal cleaner with circular movements.
  WARNING
Danger of injury! Observe warning notices and safety regulations → Chapter!
–  Reconnect battery and tighten battery terminals to specified torque.
  Note
Optimum contact is ensured when the components to be secured are tightened to the specified torque after cleaning.
 

Cleaning battery clamp and battery terminal

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