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    Just need some advice on fitting new battery to my veccy 2008 SRi 1.8,is there any thing i need to do after changing the battery-radio code etc, any advice please-----Dave

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    Don't think you require a radio code on later models - only other thing is to reset your electric windows - open each window and then press and hold the close button and hold it down for a few seconds when the window is fully closed this will reset the auto close settings - you need to do each window!

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    Thanks for the information-----Dave

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    Did mine at the weekend, only thing to do was the windows as above

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    Did mine a few years back and again was just windows

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    A new battery after only 4 years!!

    What did you do to the old one to kill it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Dave View Post
    A new battery after only 4 years!!

    What did you do to the old one to kill it?
    Nahh,just looking for advice on how to change it,----Dave

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