I know way too much about this, for better or worse. A Warning about the Car Alarm In the official Aston Martin Workshop manual section about the battery system, it has a warning that the cars alarm system will be set off if the battery is disconnected more than 10 seconds after the key is turned off. Steve, Thank you so much for your videos. Thanks, Mark Like Hi Mark. Be sure to fit a battery with the breather tube, and connect it properly! The battery charger is easy to use and operate and is engineered to withstand harsh weather conditions as well as short and long-term vehicle storage. I also ran out of juice on the battery. Anyways, you might want to factor this into your process.
Best to remove it without touching anything else. An interesting note about Odyssey Battery,! Any specific advice on how I might do this? To prevent the alarm from sounding when the battery is disconnected for workshop procedures , disconnect the battery within 10 seconds of switching off the ignition. Sorry to hear about the battery. Through its sophisticated circuitry and microprocessor controlled operation, the WeatherTech Battery Charger maintains and preserves batteries without ever having to deal with an overcharge or the damaging effects caused by trickle chargers. Like Wonderful source of information! Please ensure you select the appropriate variation to ensure compatibility with your region.
It was and had a mediocre result overall score of 56 out of 100 in the Group 49 Batteries. Here is a short video on the process. Of course, there are a myriad of reasons for a dead battery — leaving the lights on, failing alternator, etc. Bonus Photos Here are some high resolution photos of the Bosch battery from every side to satisfy the curious. Feel free to if you need any assistance. Instead all I saw was a Power Plug.
I joined the cigarette plug wires to the charger wires by just screwing them together on the side of the shelf using two wood screws. This set me on a course to learn about what would be a good replacement battery, and how to replace it myself. Inspection of the trunk revealed no such plug. The conditioner will monitor the cars battery voltage to maintain 100% efficiency and performance without fear of over-charge. Its low speed behavior, especially around town, is horrendous, and downright dangerous, as it mis-shifts or sometimes doesn't engage at all. Fair is defined as being fair to both you the customer and to WeatherTech.
I've driven a number of them, and owned a V8 Vantage. A check of the Pepboys. Then you've come to the right place. Can I just plug it into the cigarette lighter in the console or the one in the trunk? If you need to get to battery for any reason, it lives under the right rear passenger seat. I read in other websites that the older models had a secret button under the passenger seat on the drivers side. Photographed below is the Schumacher charger mounted on the side of my garage shelf.
I have no problem buying their charger too but it would be nice to be able to use it through the lighter port in the boot. I´ve installed a new one but now I can not start the engine starter button shows no sign of life and have a long list of error messages instead. A switched 110V power supply Red arrow was installed to power the charger. Lots of people hate the transmission too, its the most criticized part of the car by a wide margin. To be clear, I am talking about actually disconnecting the ground lead on the actual battery — cutting off all power to the car. Always verify that the charger has been switched to maintenance charge before leaving your charger unattended.
They fail, and its a known weak spot. Any idea how to do this? Fortunately my neighbor Rob and his Subaru came to the rescue and gave me a boost. The idea was to use the existing Power Plug port in the trunk to charge and maintain the battery. They have a subtleness that is just totally unique in the industry, and the V8 in particular, has an incredible weight balance with incredible chassis dynamics and the best damn steering turn-in and transient response I've ever felt. It has only ever been hand washed and waxed and is one of the nicest examples you will find. If the battery power is interrupted for even a short period of time, they dump their stored memory parameters, and you have to set things up again. Plenty of room for my wife for the trip.
There are a number of digital controllers all over the car that do all sorts of things. It has been maintained and serviced by that same dealer all its life. Sure the lights were on, it emitted a comforting humming sound, but was it putting out any voltage? When I purchased this car 2007 Aston Martin Vantage , all I got was an empty box that said: Battery Conditioner. Your battery should have a minimum of 8V in order for it to tell the conditioner what is required. Freaky as this sounds, its very easy.
The battery is located under the right hand rear seat. The hood latch mechanism forgets its a hood latch mechanism and conspires with the trunk latch mechanism and refuses to open. But it works, and actually sounds really good if you have the upgraded system You asked! I only need two for this project. It has a personality for sure, and you and the handbrake mechanism must come to an understanding, otherwise, you're not going anywhere, especially if you expect to use it as a hill holder if you have the Sportshift and expect not to reverse rear end someone not making this up The electronics are incredibly old school and somewhat convoluted. The clutch is another abomination. The best battery available was a.
The Sportshift transmission is an abomination against humanity. Aston of course claims the dog ate their homework as it concerns the clutch. I decided the solution was to attach a voltmeter in parallel to the charger. We do not charge extra for our products to our vast majority of customers so we can accommodate ridiculous warranty claims by the few. Photographed below Note that this unit has three wires.