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Car Maintenance For Girls (and boys too!) #3.2 - Battery

By rosequalify, Dec 10 2013 04:53PM

To give some clear close-up views of how the battery in your car might look, take a look here inside the Polo:


The battery is in a sealed unit, but is easily identified by the wires coming out of the box, and the large positive and negative symbols:


To access the battery for charging, the cover over the positive terminal flips open:


Something you may never see is an old style battery like the one below:


The date on this battery indicates ''use by March 1992'' - you'll not see anything like this on any modern car. It's important to note that you will NEVER have to put ''acid'' into a battery.


This type of battery can be topped up with distilled water to cover the plates.

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