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So, I have been quite vocal recently. I originally put a deposit down on a Life, then decided I would prefer a Business, so grabbed a cracking deal on one. Then decided to pull out as I started to panic over the battery issues.

Today I took a bloody test drive and I forgave all the ID.3’s misgivings, so my deal is back on. Should never have test driven it :)
 

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So, I have been quite vocal recently. I originally put a deposit down on a Life, then decided I would prefer a Business, so grabbed a cracking deal on one. Then decided to pull out as I started to panic over the battery issues.

Today I took a bloody test drive and I forgave all the ID.3’s misgivings, so my deal is back on. Should never have test driven it :)
Serves yourself right!

Now you’ll have to put up with an ID.3 and all its loveable foibles... 😂
 

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So, I have been quite vocal recently. I originally put a deposit down on a Life, then decided I would prefer a Business, so grabbed a cracking deal on one. Then decided to pull out as I started to panic over the battery issues.

Today I took a bloody test drive and I forgave all the ID.3’s misgivings, so my deal is back on. Should never have test driven it :)
I'm not sure anyone on this forum has actually had the 12V battery issue yet.
 

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I'm not sure anyone on this forum has actually had the 12V battery issue yet.
I think all the RHD cars were late builds. I collected on Sept 21st and apparently car was only built recently before that.
I have had no sign of any 12V problems, battery voltage appears normal even after not using car for a few days.
 

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I’m gonna get a jumpstart/ booster to try and quell my nerves on the battery front as a plan B!
A good idea to keep in any car. Both me and the missus have one in our cars (Her Ioniq can have 12V probs as well).
I have a Noco Boost GB 70, a bit of an overkill for an EV, but the 2000A is handy to start a boat or tractor..:)
 

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Is this sort of precaution like having a starting handle for cars when I first learnt to drive? :ROFLMAO:
 

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thanks for that, so it is a VAG issue
 

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thanks for that, so it is a VAG issue
I’d say it’s wider than that and more of an EV issue.

That Taycan thread fizzled out around August, and a software update was rolled out that going on the lack of new traffic seems to have fixed it.

I don’t know why it’s seemingly so hard for some EV manufacturers to resolve 12v battery issues, but it seems to be. 🤷
 

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thanks for that, so it is a VAG issue
It's the same as saying it is a Tesla issue, because it happened to Tesla first!

 
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