Ford Mondeo since 2000
1. Introduction
2. Equipment
3. Care of the car
4. Engines
5. Greasing system
6. Cooling system
7. System of injection of fuel
8. Ignition system
9. Fuel system
10. Transmission
11. A running gear
12. Brake system
13. The electrotechnical equipment
13.1. The storage battery and a starter
13.2. The generator
13.3. Check of level of electrolit in the accumulator
13.4. Care of contacts
13.5. Check of the storage battery
13.6. Engine start "from outside" – with a wire connecting a starter and the auxiliary storage battery, without problems
13.7. Car pushing
13.8. Car towage
13.9. Gymnastics of the storage battery
13.10. Replacement of the storage battery
13.11. Revealing of secret consumers of the electric power
13.12. Check of a regulator of pressure
13.13. Replacement приводных belts
13.14. Replacement of a belt clamping roller
13.15. Dismantle and generator installation
13.16. Starter replacement
13.17. External illumination
13.18. Any big problems – replacement of lamps накаливания
13.19. A provisional measure – adjustment of headlights «before a wall»
13.20. Signalling devices
13.21. Check of the switch of a signal of braking
13.22. Check of a sound signal
13.23. Tools and actuation devices
13.24. Check of functioning of the switch
13.25. Dismantle and installation of the combined device
13.26. Not always simply to follow – "twisting" roads of wires
13.27. Protection against overloads – safety locks in salon and a motor compartment
13.28. It is carried out quickly – replacement of safety locks
13.29. Distributes strong working currents – the switching relay
13.30. An apportion of safety locks and the relay
14. Electroschemes
15. Car salon
16. A body
17. Technical characteristics
18. The help at malfunctions



13.5. Check of the storage battery

If, despite the necessary level of electrolit in the accumulator, it makes "languid" impression, by means of the special device check up degree разряженности. Упрощенно this device is the glass cylinder in which special amendments (ареометр) measures level of density of electrolit. For this purpose ареометр checks электролитическую concentration of the soaked up liquid of the accumulator. Certainly, it is possible to measure also level разряженности by means of a multimeter (accuracy отсчитывания ± 0,02 Volt): on the basis of the measured value of the established pressure it is possible to define level разряженности the storage battery.

Measurement of density of electrolit


    Before measurement carrying out leave the accumulator at least at six o'clock «in rest». Remove then запорную an accumulator stopper. Hold the measuring device in a liquid vertically and soak up in it so much electrolit that ареометр freely floated in the cylinder.

    Values of measurements

    Weight acids (kg/l)
    Accumulator condition
    It is completely charged
    It is charged half
    It is discharged

    Measurement of density of electrolit: it is possible in accumulators only with served sections. The density is measured in each separate section. For this purpose hold денциметр 1 vertically and soak up so much electrolit that a float (the aerometre 2) freely floated. In "the healthy" battery of section have about identical values. Carry out their comparison on a scale 3 in the top part of aerometre.

Pressure measurement


    If last process of gymnastics passed less than six hours back approximately for 30 seconds include a passing light: it will allow to level possible peaks of pressure. After the next 4–5 minutes of expectation check up pressure of the accumulator. Thus switch off in the beginning all consumers of a current.

    Values of measurements

    Pressure ()
    12,26 and more
    Accumulator condition
    100 % it is charged
    75 % it is charged
    50 % it is charged

    By means of a multimeter it is carried out quickly: measurement of pressure of the accumulator. At pressure more low 12,3 Volt it is necessary to spend accumulator gymnastics immediately.

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13.6. Engine start "from outside" – with a wire connecting a starter and the auxiliary storage battery, without problems