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Flat battery Where is the battery situated in a 520TD saloon? Can I charge it with a standard battery charger?

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  • johnkerr24 Nov 17, 2008

    Been away for the weekend. Solution offered was spot on. Have found the battery and am now charging it.



    Many thanks for the prompt reply.



    John Kerr

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Yes it can be charged with any 12 volt charger, the battery is in the trunk.

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