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Where's the positive terminal on the 1997 audi a8. My battery is no longer working and I need to charge battery to get open trunk

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If you look at the engine area you will see the postive jump point, let me see if i can locate a picture of this location.heres a diagram of the engine compartment, theres a fuse /relay box in the left rear, this is if you are standing in the front of the car looking in engine compartment, look for a terminal to connect the postive cable and ground the other to metal in the engine compartment, this is only to be used to acess the truck to get to battery, also look around the engine most times theres a postive hook up sometimes neear or on motor,good day,where's the positive terminal on - johnjohn2_115.gif

Posted on Apr 10, 2011

Testimonial: "Thanks John, I tried your initial suggestion however could not get the trunk to open.Found pos term here: http://forums.quattroworld.com/a8/msgs/18242"

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Same problem with Audi A8  d3

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I have the same problem with my Audi A8 D3 (2003), anyone has any idea where the positivee pole is (under).

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