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ESP Fault - Help!

belham31 Nov 12, 2012

  1. belham31

    belham31 New Member

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    Hello,

    Dont know if this is a common problem but my cars (2007 S3) hasnt been drove for 4 days, and earlier i went to drive and when i started it. it come up ESP fault, see user manual. the ESP light stays on. However on thursday i drove it and it was fine and wasnt up? the book doesnt say much info and i want to avoid taking it to audi if its something minor. any help much appricated.
     
  2. a6_chris

    a6_chris Well-Known Member

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    Has your battery discharged?

    You'll get an ESP fault if the battery is disconnected (or died) until you do a lock to lock on the steering and going for a short drive.

    Best advice is to get it scanned for faults.
     
  3. belham31

    belham31 New Member

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    Well the car started so couldn't of died, just seems strange how its randomly done it. It's just recently had a service aswell
     
  4. grr666

    grr666 Member

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    I have an upgrade battery to put on mine ready for the winter but I'm worried
    I'm going to cause problems if I take the old one off. What will happen?
    It actually looks an easy car to get the battery off for once.
    So, if any warning lights come on when I change it all I need to do is
    go for a spin round the block and do a lock to lock turn of the wheel.
    Then, engine off, keys out, key back in, restart and no lights? Or will it go out
    while I'm driving around?
     

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