VW Touareg repair

+ 1. Operation and car maintenance
+ 2. Engine
+ 3. Transmission
+ 4. Running gear
+ 5. Steering mechanism
+ 6. Brake system
- 7. Onboard electric equipment
   - General information
      Types of storage batteries
      Check of the storage battery
      Having added the distilled water
      Check of density of electrolit
      Check of tension of idling of joint stock bank
      Shutdown and joint stock bank connection, cars with one storage battery
      Shutdown and joint stock bank connection (cars with two storage batteries)
      Removal and installation of the joint stock bank, being under a driver's seat
      Removal and installation of the relay of shutdown of the storage battery
   + Generator and starter
   + Combination of devices
   + Forward screen wiper
   + Headlights
   + Tables
+ 8. Body
+ electric equipment Schemes


Volkswagen Touareg / Touareg repair>> Onboard electric equipment>> General information>> Check of the storage battery
Visual check
Surely check before measurements an external condition, conclusions and reliability of fastening of the storage battery

If the storage battery is fixed not properly, its damages are possible.
Jolting reduces service life of the storage battery, there is a possibility of damage of trellised plates. Besides, the fixing bracket can damage the joint stock bank case.
Check the storage battery on reliability of fastening, if necessary tighten a fixing bolt the appropriate moment of an inhaling.

Joint stock bank check with the indicator
The indicator signals about level of electrolit and degree of a charge of the storage battery.
Joint stock banks with the indicator are available in two options.
– the low-served;
– the unattended.

As the indicator is only in one bank, its indications concern only this bank. The exact assessment of degree of the category of joint stock bank is possible only by check under loading.

Especially after a charging of the storage battery and also when by joint stock bank it was recharged during car movement, under the indicator air vials can be formed. They conduct to distortion of color indications of the indicator.

The indicator can be in various places on the storage battery.
Three various color indications are possible.
"Green" – the joint stock bank has a sufficient charge.
"Black" – by joint stock bank it is partially discharged, charge level <65 % or it is discharged.
Colourless or yellow – it is necessary for joint stock bank replace.

Check of low-served joint stock banks
Given to joint stock bank is "low-served", that is it is required check level of electrolit and if necessary add the distilled water.

Check of level of electrolit

Fig. 7.1 . Labels on the joint stock bank case

Check electrolit level on min/max labels on the joint stock bank case (fig. 7.1) .
Electrolit level in norm, it coincides with well-aimed max.
If level of electrolit is lower than a label – add the distilled water.

Check of level of electrolit in banks
Switch off ignition and all electric consumers.
At existence – remove a protective film from jams a banok.
Turn out jams a banok.
Check electrolit level in joint stock bank banks.

Fig. 7.2 . Level in norm

Level in norm if it is at level of a plastic crossing point (fig. 7.2) .

The plastic crossing point corresponds to a maximum label.

If electrolit level in norm, check jams and sealing rings of round section on existence of damages.
Replace the damaged parts.
Close banks jams.
If level of electrolit is lower than a maximum label, add the distilled water.