[BiturboS4] 2nd Battery in 6 mos.
dano at well.com
Sun Jan 5 07:40:43 EST 2003
With that degree of electrical drain on successive batteries I think
it's pretty certain.
I used to know how to test for this, but can't remember. Check with
an independent auto electric shop.
At 3:48 AM -0800 on 1/5/03, Aurangzeb M. Agha wrote:
>Thanks for the advice JY. I plan on doing just that. Very bizarre issue.
>I wonder if there's something in the S4 which could be causing a battery
>On Fri, 3 Jan 2003, jy wrote:
>:I had/have the same problem with my Y2K S4.
>:If your car is still under warranty - go straight to your servicing dealer
>:and demand a NEW ONE!. I did. They installed a new battery and IT died 6 wks
>:later. I had them do an electronic diagnostic and they (Audi) claimed that
>:"everything checked out." I have not had the problem since - but - this is
>:my 2nd battery !!
>:I had the same problem with the car's first battery (I'm the original owner
>:of my S4). I told my Audi dealer that if this event continues after the
>:warranty period (my mileage is 49k mi), I am STILL going to bring the car in
>:servicing and I better not see a bill - since this happened (and was
>:reported) 3x during the warranty period.
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