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Wife turned off ingnition on my audi a 4 convertable (54 plate) now it won't go up or down there seems no power at all, all other systems & warning lamps tell us if the boot is open & taht the hood is not secured, presume that the boot won't open because warning that hood is not secured. one ther problem,there is no t.bar in the fuse compartment. any body got any idea's thanks clive

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  • clive_morris Jun 21, 2009

    no battery & terminal ok full power to all systems they drove from birmingham to barry south wales with a strap over the front of hood , as the breakdown guy could only advise to take it to an audi dealer on MONDAY

  • clive_morris Jun 21, 2009

    All electrical connections are good all systems are ok car was driven for a few hundred miles with a strap across hood as pick up service could not help untill Monday

  • clive_morris Jun 24, 2009

    Thanks for all your info

    have since discussed the problem with sisters husbands brothers son ( autoelectricial)

    simple answer , and note for others with this problem

    Turn ignition key to first click hold down hood button for over a minute(do not release)

    car computers reset themselves and hey presto the bloody thing bursts into life.

    Why are these hints and tips palced on notice boards at places like B&Q or Home Depot



    Thanks again for your info any way , Good luck



    Regards



    Clive

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Ok there are too many computer and electrical systems that could go wrong here, seems like the safest way to fix this problem is to contact an authorized 24 hour Autoelectrician to go over your cars electrics, I don't recommend on trying to fix it yourself in any way.

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    actually here you go try this website, they might be able to help you online, you will need specialized audi technician help,



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Well check first the battery terminal and check if there a charge on the battery.

hope this initial info helps.

Just let me know for further clarifications

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