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Car cut out after battery change

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by aviel131, Dec 14, 2013.

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    HelloI changed my battery with used batteryAfter I changed my battery I drive the car 1 kilometer and the car died.I changed the battery with the original battery and the car run again for 400 meters and now it's start for 1 second and then dies.What can be the problem?
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    You need to get it scanned for fault codes first to see if something comes up? I've changed batteries 4 times on my S3 in the last 12 years, never had this problem.
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    I don't have scanner near by can it's be the immobilizer?
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    If it's the immobiliser, the key symbol would flash or stay on the dash display.
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    The key is flashing
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    That would point to an immobiliser issue then, no spare key to test the theory?
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    Nope only 1 key and it's blade broken :(
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