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Hi guys,
Just had a new battery installed on my EOS Cabriolet via VW specialist. 2 x 6v ( Cost a fortune).......Before taking it home, jumped in and started the engine, what a pleasure it was to hear that engine run. So done some checks, ie windows etc, only to find the roof does not open fully. Sunroof is fine, just the roof itself.....Told the guy in the showroom who came out onto the forecourt to see for himself only for him to say to me," leave it with them". being a bank holiday, no one will be in until Tuesday (today) I then went home in my lift, feeling deflated that she wasn't coming home with me. They are still working on it as I am typing this. But cannot find what might be the problem....Told them it was working perfectly fine until the battery went flat. Any ideas, as they say two heads better than one, Or even a machine that is trying to sort it out .

Thank you in advance
Chelle
 

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Just had a new battery installed on my EOS Cabriolet via VW specialist.
If they are a V.W 'specialist' they should have diagnostics test equipment to scan your car for any fault codes. Whilst many battery shops change batteries and let you drive away, I would have thought a specialist would have scanned the car first, replaced the batteries then scanned again before handing over the keys. That protects them against 'It was all right before I left it with you'? As your batteries went completely flat, a system fault could have occured and been there before they did the work? If they are a specialist they should have been using a battery 'maintainer' whilst changing your battery. Now as they work through trying to find the fault, you will find out if they really are specialists or not.
 

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If they do any work expect a massive bill. My bet is one of the window regulators has gone faulty, very common with flat batteries. Mine went a few days back, my dash now shows a rear door open. Roof goes halfway then I have to use the door controls to lower the rear window for the roof to carry on.

Royal pain to change a rear regulator though.
 

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Ah, but they probably aren't faulty, just resting in suspended animation and waiting to be woken up. :) There are 'specialists' on the job and they should know what to do. But if they start tearing the car apart to replace window controllers at great expense, they are lacking in skills and knowledge.
 
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