[Biturbos4] Battery Vent Tube
step88 at kc.rr.com
Mon Mar 14 18:10:02 EST 2005
Thanks, Grant. No need to take the cover off. I'm pretty sure it's the
From: Grant [mailto:gfl1 at optonline.net]
Sent: Sunday, March 13, 2005 5:44 PM
Cc: biturbos4 at audifans.com; 'j.koenig'
Subject: Re: [Biturbos4] Battery Vent Tube
Sounds like the right place, but I just found the tube itself.
Do you need me to take off the firewall cover and look? Might be next
week, since I fly out of town in the am.
On Mar 13, 2005, at 5:58 PM, Stephenson wrote:
> Thanks for your help, guys,
> I suppose could raise hell with Sears, but I can easily see that as
> more effort than just doing it myself, which is what I should have
> done in
> the first place. It was bad enough just getting them to go out to
> battery pile to see if they had disposed of it yet.
> With that in mind, I went out to the car this afternoon to pull the
> and see what I could find. This time I noticed a small hole in a
> boot that looks like it might what I'm looking for. Shining a light
> underneath the car, I can see that it goes all the way through. It is
> the drivers side of the battery, just in front of a flexible vent hose
> goes into the dash. Does this sound familiar?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: biturbos4-bounces at audifans.com
> [mailto:biturbos4-bounces at audifans.com]
> On Behalf Of j.koenig
> Sent: Sunday, March 13, 2005 10:17 AM
> To: biturbos4 at audifans.com
> Subject: Re: [Biturbos4] Battery Vent Tube
> If I remember correctly (from last fall), that venting just sort of
> disappears into the nether regions behind and/or below the battery
> tray. I,
> too, just spliced the new battery's vent to the existing vent line.
> pretty sure you don't have a prayer of replacing it as OE without at
> removing the battery. Any chance of raising hell with Sears? They
> did it wrong.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Stephenson" <step88 at kc.rr.com>
> To: "'Grant'" <gfl1 at optonline.net>
> Cc: <biturbos4 at audifans.com>
> Sent: Saturday, March 12, 2005 11:30 PM
> Subject: RE: [Biturbos4] Battery Vent Tube
> The Diehard has the vent hose that is supposed to attach to the
> vent line, but the problem is that the existing vent line was removed
> the old battery and not replaced. What I'm left with is the new
> vent tube with a plastic adaptor and nothing to connect to. I called
> local Audi to see if I could order another vent line, and was told
> that they
> had never heard anyone ask for that before. So I purchased some
> tubing to fashion a new one, but it wasn't obvious where it was
> supposed to
> go by looking at it. I'm just looking for an idea before I get into
> Thanks for responding.
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