Removing battery

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  1. driver0606

    driver0606

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    Hello,
    During lock down, I intend removing the battery from my 2007 2 litre Coupe for maybe 6 months and keep it charged. Can I just then refit and everything be OK?
    Thanks for any replies,
    John.
     
    driver0606, Apr 6, 2020
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    avisitor

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    Depends on the vehicle
    Some require entering a code for the radio to work
    Others needs a code for the ECU to function properly
    (know this cause some shops won't replace BMW batteries without using a memory saver)
    Think Hyundai's require driving a bit for the shift points to be relearned
    And then, there are the horror stories.
    key fobs aren't recognized after re-installing battery
    Alarm goes off and vehicle is never the same again
    On some Hyundai, there is a black plug in the dash fuse box
    which is pulled out and turned 180 degrees then re-installed to put the vehicle in travel mode
    It saves the battery from being discharged while traveling across the ocean.
    Don't know if your vehicle has that??
     
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    Many thanks for the advice.
     
    driver0606, Apr 9, 2020
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