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Laptop battery drain

ch1z64 Jun 2, 2020

  1. ch1z64

    ch1z64 C'mon you's bhoy's in Green Silver Supporter VCDS Map User

    When i connect my genuine Vcds cable and work on car i am finding a battery drain and have to jump car , would this be a sign off battery dying or can anyone think off any other reasons tjis would do this only happens when vcds is connected for a length off time 10mins etc
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  3. DJAlix

    DJAlix VAG Car Coding™ Limited Site Sponsor Gold Supporter VCDS Map User VAG Can Professional ODIS (Offboard Diagnostic System)

    Batteries drain while ignitions are on and engines are off. Should get more than 10mins but it really depends on the vehicle. When coding all possible consumers should be turned off, radio, zircon, headlights etc etc. If you are needing to jump cars after a session then you should invest in a battery maintainer. I code loads of vehicles every day, on and off a maintainer and never need to jump vehicles, but I also monitor voltages.
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