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Where is the positive terminal for 2007 A3 battery?

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by luckysh0t, Nov 7, 2013.

  1. luckysh0t

    luckysh0t New Member

    Oct 1, 2012
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    Left my laptop connected to the cig lighter socket and drained the battery. When attempting to start the solenoid click-click-clicks but no attempt at turning from the engine at all.

    Popped the bonnet, can't find the position terminal for the battery, unless there's some flap on the battery itself I have to flip?
    #1 luckysh0t, Nov 7, 2013
    Last edited: Nov 7, 2013
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  3. fangio

    fangio Well-Known Member

    Mar 9, 2011
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    A thin plastic cover hides the battery. Push the catch at the front to disengage it, lift the front and un hook it from the lugs at the back (windscreen end). Don't be rough with it!
    The positive terminal is the one nearest the radiator. When you're ready to re-start, you'll get a few warning lights that should go off after a short drive.:thumbsup:

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