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a new battery has been fitted.battery and alternator have been tested several times and is working normally.the battery went dead flat 3 weeks ago after 5 days waiting at garage.the radio was recoded,pryor to that the radio wasnot coded.he doesnot think that could have been the problem.since then the car has been kept for testing.car appears to beworking normally.no drain or fault detected.still being tested at garage.donot know what to do next.what about checking fuses?
thankyou for your advice.it is helpful and i will suggest it to the garage.i thought that he would of carried out these kind of checks but i donot think he has.finally, when i purchased the car a few months ago the key was used to start the ignition, however i was soon advised that it was fully keyless.i had to have the keys programmed to make it work properly.the red nats light flashes continuously when engine is switched off even when doors are unlocked.i have often wondered if this is normal or something to do with the problem.if the problem is not resolved could i use an engine starter when it is flat. thanks for help.
Hello again Andrew - Thank you for your reply - My apologies that I could only just get back to you .I mentioned all that I did so as to be sure nothing had been missed - and of course, some people don't even think to check everything as above.. and then you end up going round in big circles.Re your NATS light issue - yes, thats operating correctly / as it should.Re the jump starter idea - with an "engine starter" - then yes , you can do that ... but - I strongly recommend for you to buy a separate what is called , "Surge Protector".. and use as directed - it simply connects across the battery terminals before connecting the jump pack .. This stops electrical surges from the fully powered jumper unit to the low / flat battery - which causes electronic spikes, damaging electronic modules on the car..Not a lot of people know that ! - We see so many issues caused by not using a surge protector - so do be sure to purchase one if you end up jumping it at any time. They are not expensive and available from good car shops..The other options - that some people use to keep their batteries topped up - is the likes of a solar powered battery charger that sits on the dash and plugs in the cig lighter... or, a trickle charger - charging the battery as the car sits. - I mention those for you , just in case its a helpful idea. - I hope that all helps you further Andrew.. Im sure they will get it fixed working as above - if not, then another place perhaps.... Per the way justanswer works Andrew, I do just need you to now click on the "OK / Excellent " ratings for me please... Thank you ..Again, you are welcome back anytime at all - Very best Rgds - MIKE.