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RE: Battery location
If you were looking at Haynes it shows British RHD model, where the fuse
box is on RH side of the vehicle. The battery was relocated to the rear
on US-spec models to clear space for the AC evaporator box. On European
LHD models the fuse box is in the same spot as on the US models and the
battery is where the evaporator box is.
87 Audi 5000CS turbo (mine)
88 Renault Medallion wagon (mom's)
91 mountain bike (just in case both cars broke at the same time :-)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sachelle Babbar [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Friday, January 16, 1998 9:14 PM
> To: quattrolist
> Subject: Battery location
> Why did Audi put the battery underneath the back seat on US spec
> models? I
> was thumbing through a manual a while back and noticed that the Euro
> had the battery where our fuse panels are underneath the hood. On Euro
> models, where was the fuse panel?
> '84 5ksT 1.6-2.0 bar
> Disclaimer:"Any information contained herein is based purely on my own
> personal experience and may not necessarily reflect yours. Use caution
> your results may vary from mine."