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Forum: D4 - Common Faults 28th September 2016, 09:32 PM
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Posted By mondie
The new battery arrived today from Tanya, 99...

The new battery arrived today from Tanya, 99 delivered. This one:

https://www.tayna.co.uk/610-200-Varta-Silver-Dynamic-Car-Battery-020-Short-Code-I1-Varta-DIN-610-402-092--P3200.html

Fitted it...
Forum: D4 - Common Faults 27th September 2016, 08:41 AM
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Views: 51,915
Posted By mondie
six months and still a problem! Hopefully the BCM...

six months and still a problem! Hopefully the BCM was the cause of this but what are we coming to when you cannot safely jump a car and need to spend hours learning how to change a battery. Its...
Forum: D4 - Common Faults 26th September 2016, 11:21 PM
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Views: 51,915
Posted By mondie
Brian, yes I read that any details will do...

Brian, yes I read that any details will do provided you can get the car to accept them. Seems like its a load of tosh, resetting the ECU/BCM so it knows it has a new battery is what matters I gather....
Forum: D4 - Common Faults 26th September 2016, 10:43 PM
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Posted By mondie
God this is a ball ache. From tonight's...

God this is a ball ache.

From tonight's reading, I have found that to code the new battery to the car you need a battery with a BEM code. Guess who sells them, yep Audi and no one else :mad: So...
Forum: D4 - Common Faults 26th September 2016, 07:10 PM
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Posted By mondie
The car has start-stop (it's always off though)...

The car has start-stop (it's always off though) and I guess has an AGM, all 3 I posted above are AGM although the Varta Silver Dynamic does not promote it. Hence why I am confused, is this all just...
Forum: D4 - Common Faults 26th September 2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 25
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Posted By mondie
can anyone decipher the difference between these...

can anyone decipher the difference between these two Varta's, one claims to be for stop-start but the spec of it is lower. Is this just marketing as I cannot see how there is any real difference.
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Forum: D4 - Common Faults 26th September 2016, 04:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 51,915
Posted By mondie
Thanks for the advice Paul, especially the bit...

Thanks for the advice Paul, especially the bit about not being able to code to new the battery and needing to buy another. How ridiculous is that! I am glad that I havent jumped the car, its stuck on...
Forum: D4 - Common Faults 26th September 2016, 02:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 51,915
Posted By mondie
Thanks guys, very helpful :) Found the...

Thanks guys, very helpful :)

Found the battery - it's in the boot which I am sure most of you already knew. Looks easy enough to change out. Car is fitted with a Varta battery so probably original...
Forum: D4 - Common Faults 26th September 2016, 11:16 AM
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Views: 51,915
Posted By mondie
Hi John, Who is ECP? I have asked the club...

Hi John,

Who is ECP? I have asked the club shop for a price on a battery and have found a few options online, will wait and see what the shop comes back with first.

I measured the voltage...
Forum: D4 - Common Faults 26th September 2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 51,915
Posted By mondie
D4 dead flat battery - help please

Our car must have gone off me. After the recent handbrake failure it now has a stone cold dead battery. Had been fine until Saturday when it would not even unlock. Used the key to get in but found...
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