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  1. L

    Intermittent Battery warning light

    Hi folks, Battery warning light came on dash as driving home Wednesday night. Thursday morning it stayed off. Took it to a garage to check it over and they said the battery is fine, but obviously could be the alternator. Drove to work (25 miles) and it stayed off. As driving home last night...
  2. foss

    Flat battery after 3 days parked up.

    Hi everyone brand new to forum Vehicle details 2016 t32 t-line 2ltr tdi 30,000 miles. Camper king conversion.stood for 3 days "battery flat" iv only had it couple weeks purchased van from Marquis lesure with a 3 year warranty. Rang them and they told me they would check it out. I put some miles...
  3. D

    Interior lights are timing out really quickly

    When I open the rear of my T6.1, the lights fade out after about 10 seconds. They didn't used to - they used to stay on for several minutes. I've now knowingly adjusted anything. How do I increase the time-out?
  4. D

    Fuel gauge issue

    Evening all, I've got a slight issue with my fuel gauge. I had a flat battery over the weekend so put it on charge and hoped that was that. Unfortunately it's never that simple is it! On starting the van up the fuel gauge was showing zero. I took it out for a run knowing I had just under half...
  5. G

    van Parking Lights..

    Just sharing a tip, if like us you throw some of your excess baggage onto the drivers seat when camping in the van, just be mindful you don’t accidentally, unknowingly knock the stalk activating the parking lights, like we did, not sure how long they were on, definitely all night, probably a lot...
  6. dopeytree

    Sudden cut out. Esc & Acc error - No crank - Nothing on diagnostics

    Hi not sure what happened. When to pick up fish & chips last night in the -2 weather drone for 20mins fine and on way home it suddenly cut out with no warning. Managed to stop at side of road & called AA. This is a video of what was happening. The errors are: - ESC (stabilisation error) -...
  7. H

    Van wont start after sitting for a week

    Hi, I have a VW T6 65 plate 2.0L Diesel which hasnt seen much use over the winter bar the occassional outing as a second vehicle. Recently its not been starting due to the battery being too low, the van tries to turn over but isnt enough to start it. I had a service in October and as part of...
  8. Shaun Witts

    TSI flat battery - starts with a jump but dies immediately [Resolved]

    So flat battery this morning. Dash lights OK, and the remote unlock worked OK, but dim lights when the key was turned and the battery monitor was reading 11.15v. Its a 2018 van and the original battery was replaced under warranty within the 1st year (with another Moll that I suspect they got out...
  9. C

    Folding mirrors not working after battery replacement [Resolved]

    My van starter battery started to die and wasn't holding it's charge then it went flat. I charged it up so as to start the engine. I bought a new replacement battery which I fitted - so far no problems. I then found that when I locked the van first click, then on second click and hold on the fob...
  10. D

    Battery drain (sorry, another thread)

    Hello I have browsed through other threads on the same theme, but looking for help with battery drain. When I picked the van up 1 month ago, the battery was flat. Jump started and it has been 'fine' since (although I was driving along one dat and noticed the red battery light on the dash). Last...
  11. Glennpea123

    Flat Vehicle battery [Resolved]

    Transporter T6 Hi all, my battery has gone flat again. It was new a few weeks ago because old one was old and kept going flat, now this new one has. Put on charge this morning and alarm came on and i couldn't turn it off..eventually stopped. Am i doing something wrong with how I leave the PMS...
  12. M

    Engine won't turn OFF after flat battery....help :-)

    Hi all, I recently took a week's holiday and returned to a flat battery, no big deal I thought, it's a 2016 T32 probably with the original battery, so a new one required. However, I jump started it and drove around for half an hour, got home stopped, removed the keys and engine was still...
  13. Jonni2rets

    Flat battery been jumped started query

    Hi all, the wife had a flat battery on the t6 after she finished work and one of her friends used jump leads to get her started but they used the negative on the battery. I was told not to use the negative terminal on the battery but she didn’t know any different, would this cause any damage or...
  14. Mattsuze

    Engine battery charging using leisure battery?

    Hi All, due to my limited understanding of electronics, I’m asking for some help! I have a campervan, professionally converted T6.1 Transporter. it has a solar panel and leisure battery with the following kit: Victron units: ORION TR Smart isolated DC-DC CHARGER next to leisure battery under...
  15. D

    Diagnostics Query

    Hello I posted yesterday about a breakdown I had at traffic lights. Essentially, my engine had stopped on auto-stop and then failed to restart when I took my foot off the brake - it turned over and coughed a little but failed to run. A couple of technicians were passing and were kind enough to...
  16. K

    Starter battery draining and dead after a few days [Resolved]

    Hi, I'm at a loss, I've had a new starter and leisure battery installed in the past year and have a B2B Victron Smart Charger, which should be set-up correctly, but I've left my van for a week to find that the starter battery is down to 5 volts. Does anyone have any recommendations as to what I...
  17. osman

    Starter battery dead

    I hooked up to 240 to give my leisure battery a well needed boost . Made sure it finished (eg settled down at 14v and after a few hours disconnected . Another couple of hours later I went to start the van and the starter motor was dead . Called the AA and they confirmed it was not taking a...
  18. M

    Electrical issue on my 150PS after flat battery. [Solved]

    Hi, I have an issue where my T6 will not start. It had a low battery warning on Saturday and I tried to start it, 2nd try it fired up for about 2 seconds and now the dash does not light up the electric windows are also not working. I and others (RAC & AA) have checked the small fuse box under...
  19. C

    Flat battery?

    I have just been out to start the van, flat battery. I noticed yesterday that the interior lights did not stay on when the door was opened, as they would normally do,& then fade out after approx 30 seconds after the door was shut, they just went out after approx 30 seconds, no fade out as...
  20. S

    Alarm help (flat battery?)

    Hi all, So stupid me left the switch on my PMS split charger thing to 'car' for the past couple of days so my battery just went flat and alarm started sounding (this is normal according to the VW manual?). Tried to stop it with the key fob but nothing... Alarm stopped after a few minutes so I...
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