The jacking points for the vehicle jack are lo‐
cated in the positions shown.
The battery is maintenance-free, i.e., the elec‐
trolyte will last for the life of the battery in tem‐
perate climate conditions.
A dealer’s service center will be glad to answer
any questions you may have.
Vehicle batteries that are not compatible
can damage vehicle systems and impair vehicle
functions. There is a risk of personal and prop‐
erty damage. Only vehicle batteries that are
compatible with your vehicle type should be in‐
stalled in your vehicle. Information on compati‐
ble vehicle batteries is available at your dealer’s
After a battery replacement, the manufacturer
of your vehicle recommends that the vehicle
battery be registered on the vehicle by a
dealer’s service center or another qualified
service center or repair shop to ensure that all
comfort features are fully available and that
any Check Control messages of these comfort
features are no longer displayed.
Charging the battery
Battery chargers for the vehicle battery
can work with high voltages and currents,
which means that the 12V on-board network
can be overloaded or damaged. There is risk of
property damage. Only connect battery charg‐
ers for the vehicle battery to the starting aid
terminals in the engine compartment.◀
Only charge the battery in the vehicle when the
engine is switched off. Connections, refer to
Ensure that the battery is sufficiently charged to
achieve the full battery life.
It may be necessary to charge the battery in
the following cases:
▷ When the vehicle is frequently used to
travel short distances.
▷ When the vehicle has not been driven for
more than one month.
After a temporary power failure, some equip‐
ment will be restricted in its use and will need
to be reinitialized. In addition, certain individual
settings will be lost and must be updated:
▷ Time and date: the values must be up‐
dated, refer to page 65.
▷ Radio: the stations need to be stored again,
refer to page 128.
▷ Glass sunroof, electrical: it may only be pos‐
sible to tilt the roof. The system needs to be
initialized. Contact a dealer’s service center
or another qualified service center or repair
Online Edition for Part no. 01 40 2 964 433 - VI/15