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Need a new battery?

SpKM3 May 27, 2008

  1. SpKM3

    SpKM3 New Member

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    Hi Folks

    Audi 1.8T - 1998

    Just recently, the car is sounding like its struggling to start, although it does start without too much fuss. I have noticed too, that the odeometer and the DIS average miles, time etc appear to reset to Zero.

    Im just wondering if its just a battery problem or something more serious.

    I have looked at some batteries online eg Varta, when I have done a search from a webby, the actual Varta site does not seem to spec the same battery. Does anyone know what the actual battery I need for my car?

    Any help would be appreciated.

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. AndyMac

    AndyMac Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Bosch silver top everytime.
    I'm assuming you've checked the obvious like the connections aren't corroded and the earth strap is OK?
    Batteries only last about 4-5 years, so if it was changed in 2003 then it's due about now.
     
  3. fingermouse

    fingermouse thats me

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    Andy you bet me to it silver all the way
     

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