Check Battery Voltage

{a) After having driven the vehicle and in the case that 20 minutes have not passed after having stopped the engine, turn the ignition switch ON and turn on the electrical system (headlight, blower motor, rear defogger etc.) for 60 seconds to remove the surface charge.

(b) Turn the ignition switch OFF and turn off the electrical systems.

(c) Measure the battery voltage between the negative (-) and positive {+) terminals of the battery.

Standard voltage: 12.5 -12.9 V at 20°C (68°F) If the voltage is less than specification, charge the battery. HINT:

Check the indicator as shown in illustration.

Blue

White

Red

OK

Charging

Insufficient

Necessary

Water

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