If the battery is flat

IMPORTANT Battery recharging procedure is given as information only since this operation shall be only performed at a Fiat Dealership.

Charging should be slow at a low amp rating for 24 hours. Charging for a longer time may damage the battery.

Charge the battery as follows:

❒ disconnect battery negative terminal;
❒ connect the charger cables to the battery terminals, observing the poles;
❒ turn on the charger;
❒ when you have finished, turn the charger off before disconnecting the battery;
❒ reconnect battery negative terminal.

WARNING

The liquid contained in the battery is poisonous and corrosive. Avoid contact with the skin or eyes. The battery should be charged in a well ventilated place, away from naked flames or possible sources of sparks: danger of explosion and fire.

WARNING

Do not attempt to charge a frozen battery: it must firstly be thawed, otherwise it may burst. If freezing has occurred, the battery should be checked by skilled personnel to make sure that the internal elements are not damaged and that the body is not cracked, with the risk of leaking poisonous and corrosive acid.

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