AUDI A4 2000 B5 / 1.G Battery Owner's Manual

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AUDI A4 2000 B5 / 1.G Battery Owners Manual 27-18
      
Load testing
 
     
In order to better determine the overall 
condition of a battery, always perform a load 
test in conjunction with the specific gravity 
test. 
     
Special tools, te

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AUDI A4 2000 B5 / 1.G Battery Owners Manual 27-19
      
Load test procedure  
     
-  Switch ignition off.
     
-  Read battery tester operating instructions.
    
 Battery tester operating instructions   
Table  - Observe carefully:
   Conn

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AUDI A4 2000 B5 / 1.G Battery Owners Manual 27-20
      
Load test results  
     
The severe load (ohmic resistance) during this 
test (high current draw) causes the battery 
voltage to drop. If the battery is in good 
condition, the voltage v

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AUDI A4 2000 B5 / 1.G Battery Owners Manual 27-21
      
Battery, charging
 
     
CAUTION! 
     
Battery cell caps must be screwed in tightly 
when charging, measuring voltage or 
performing load tests. 
     Do not enter the room in which ba

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AUDI A4 2000 B5 / 1.G Battery Owners Manual charging damages batteries. 
     If totally discharged batteries are fast-charged, 
either they will not accept any charging current 
or they will appear to be fully charged too early 
due to a "surf

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AUDI A4 2000 B5 / 1.G Battery Owners Manual 27-22
      
Battery charging procedure  
     
-  Switch off battery charger.
     
-  Switch ignition off.
     
-  First disconnect battery Ground (GND) strap; 
then disconnect positive cable from

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AUDI A4 2000 B5 / 1.G Battery Owners Manual 27-23
      
Charging totally discharged batteries 
      Batteries out of operation for extended periods of 
time, such as in stored vehicles, lose their 
charge.  
      A battery is totally dischar

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AUDI A4 2000 B5 / 1.G Battery Owners Manual 27-24
      
Procedure for charging totally discharged, 
sulfated batteries  
      Totally discharged, sulfated batteries must be 
charged with a low charging current as follows:  
     
-  Set charg

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AUDI A4 2000 B5 / 1.G Battery Owners Manual 27-25
      
Fast-charging/boost starting
 
     
Notes:  
     
Batteries should be fast-charged (charging 
current approximately 20% of battery capacity 
and higher) only under exceptional 
circumst
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