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    VE Omega key lock free spinning

    Gday guys, my mothers Ve Omega has been sitting for about 3 months and the battery is dead. Tried to open the car with her key to gain access inside to pop bonnet but key just free spins either way with just a small click left or right of starting position. I have searched this great site and a...
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    flat battery.

    Drove 80 with lights on. Stopped 2 or 3 times and car started. Then flat battery. Starter solenoid clicking. Jump start, drove and drove home. Battery voltage is 12.88v. Charging at 14.02 with lights on and 14.04 no lights. Recently cleaned starter connection and all earths. 2nd time it has done...
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    Battery flat, wouldn't turn over after recharge

    Battery went flat and car woudn't start. This had occurred once before. Recharged battery and same slow crank issue. Checked all earths, replaced a few terminals and checked the alternator and starter connections. Except I didn't check the starter because of access issues. Still no go with a...
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    ve v6 hid lights flatten battery

    hey is anyone else having issues with their hid headlights causing the battery to go flat when I unlock the car the lights come on is there anyway to stop that so they only come on when you want them to not automatic as im sick of having to get a jump start ive had the battery...
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    Vz thunder alternator not charging battery

    My new alt not charging my battery it's reading around 12.4v when I charge battery and put it in and start the car but I will only get about an hour worth of driving stopping and starting the car and I've turned off lights,stereo,a/c please help?
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    Deadlocked VE ute? help!

    Hey guys/girls, i am the owner of a 2007 SV6 60th ute, i have a massive issue. My battery is deadflat and my key wouldn't work, i think it might be deadlocked but i am not sure, my owners manual is locked in the car.. ontop of that i read that when it is deadlocked you just have to force...
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    Flat Battery - fully charged to dead flat in 12 hours???

    Hi Guys, New member and poster so thanks in advance for any help you give!!! VS Commodore Acclaim V6. Had a dead flat battery last week and had RACV put new battery in. They did a test and advised that the alternator is charging properly. Come Friday and again the same thing with a new...
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    Tips for Consistent Flat Battery

    Hi, I have a 1996 VS Exec Commodore Sedan (with bench seat). About a month ago the car wouldn't start. The NRMA said the battery was old (& checked the alternator was still charging, etc), so they replaced the battery. A week later the car wouldn't start again. The NRMA said the...
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    Tips for Consistent Flat Battery

    Hi, I have a 1996 VS Exec Commodore Sedan (with bench seat). About a month ago the car wouldn't start. The NRMA said the battery was old (& checked the alternator was still charging, etc), so they replaced the battery. A week later the car wouldn't start again. The NRMA said the...
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    VS flat battery every couple times I kick her over + new alternator put in

    Just put in a new alternator thinking it would fix the problem but she still goes flat every couple of times I kick her over. Battery isn't that old either so not real sure what the problem is. Also, I rekn I've lost a heap of power and everytime I change gears I get a big thump from the back...
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