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by getsome
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: Beta testing
Topic: Method to disable auto stop / start found
Replies: 29
Views: 34234

Re: Method to disable auto stop / start found

Another way to disable start/stop AND smartcharge crap system is simply unplugging the thin cable (LIN bus) going to the battery negative pole. This disabled battery monitoring (and always charges your battery to 100%) and as a bonus kills the start/stop system. Yes tyou will get a faultcode in the ...
by getsome
Wed Jun 07, 2017 5:47 pm
Forum: Diagnostics and Maintenance using FORScan
Topic: Reset "Battery Age" after battery change
Replies: 2
Views: 3560

Re: Reset "Battery Age" after battery change

Better late than never...
To reset battery age to 0 do :
Enter car and make sure lightswitch is in auto or headlights on position
Within 10 seconds do this
Press rear foglight button 5 times and then hazard light switch 3 times
If successful the battery warning light will flash 3 times within 15 sec.