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We'd love for you to join up and join in. It's quick, simple and free! As quite a few people seem to be doing this, I thought I'd post the details. Remove Vauxhall Ampera 2012-2016 Bosch S3 Battery 56Ah Electrical System Replace Part panel in boot. There's a tricky little clip Electriacl at the side of the battery at the bottom which needs moving probably. HandyAndyDec 16, Is there any issue with loosing the 12v for the few seconds?
ArchivePeteDec 16, Jim Mc WhinnieDec 17, Lol, so a few minutes shouldn't be a problem then lol. ArchivePeteDec Vauxhall Ampera 2012-2016 Bosch S3 Battery 56Ah Electrical System Replace Part, Llanharan, South Wales EV: Robin HDec 17, ArchivePete and Lee Dalton like. HandyAndyDec 18, Spiny and ArchivePete like. I used a Bosch S5 battery ordered from here: I recommend waiting for Vauxhapl car to go into battery save mode before disconnecting the battery wait for approximately 10 minutes with the boot open until the light goes out to ensure the computers have all powered.
For people wanting to leave their Ampera for weeks or months without having to disconnect the battery, have a read of Vauxhall Ampera 2012-2016 Bosch S3 Battery 56Ah Electrical System Replace Part Long Term Storage Guide.
ThePhilSProjectDec 19, Im replacing my 12v battery as its just on 3 years old, I was going to buy the BOSCH S5 as mentioned above as I know many on here have successfully replaced with.
Its more expensive but I'm more concerned about 201-22016 the best replacement. I would be grateful Vauxhall Ampera 2012-2016 Bosch S3 Battery 56Ah Electrical System Replace Part opinions. FreebirdBxttery 22, Vauxhall Ampera 2012-2016 Bosch S3 Battery 56Ah Electrical System Replace Part reallly a question of best, its a set of compromises, There is no cold cranking required with this battery the only reason GM used it was because it was readily available and cheap ish.
As it's inside the passenger cell that's reallly the only key requirement it to be sure that it meet the standards for. They are needed for any car with start stop technology for example, as they can withstand a greater range of charge than ordinary batteries. It appears the Volt does use an AGM battery, especially developed for it: FreebirdDec 23, AGM batteries are sensitive to over-charging and the recommended bulk and float charge voltages are lower than for flooded type batteries.
From what I've seen and read the Ampera regularly sends Apologies for persisting with this battery quest, I'm hoping for further opinions. Lincoln batteries had also pointed out that the original GM battery fitted to the car is AGM and that I should use the. I know this may be getting boring but I would appreciate anyone's input, there is a great amount of expertise on the forum 56Ag I value. As they are more expensive I can't see GM fitting them unless there was good reason.
FreebirdJan 4, Renault Zoe Q, Vauxhall Ampera. I understand that we must use AGM and one of the reasons is because it is in the passenger compartment, no acid to fly around during an accident.
That said, all 202-2016 seem to suffer from drastically short Pb battery life. I had an ICE M3 that didn't need it replacing for over 10 years. Some Tesla Roadster owners have used 12v Lithium packs which seem to last longer and are much lighter.
Both my home builds use 20Ah packs successfully although I am not recommending downsizing the Ampera's.
RussJan 4, Maybe tayna recommend the Varta over Bosch Vauxhall Ampera 2012-2016 Bosch S3 Battery 56Ah Electrical System Replace Part it's AGM therefore safe when tipped over, but the Bosch is also safety rated for being tipped over inside a passenger space, unlike most Pb batteries, so no difference. Several of us have bought the Bosch, so why don't you get the Varta as a comparison?
HandyAndyJan 4, These batteries are just better to recover from a low charge state, which would Vauxhall Ampera 2012-2016 Bosch S3 Battery 56Ah Electrical System Replace Part the others to the recycle yard lol. Mg Maestro 1983-1984 Vetech Battery 45Ah Electrical System Replacement Part would install AGM personally.
VasilisKentJan 4, FreebirdJan Vauxhall Ampera 2012-2016 Bosch S3 Battery 56Ah Electrical System Replace Part, Im replacing my battery this weekend, HandyAndy has a very good How To but being of a nervous disposition when it comes to this car I collated the relevant information from the Chevy Volt Service manual.
FreebirdJan 6, Vauxhall Ampera 2012-2016 Bosch S3 Battery 56Ah Electrical System Replace Part The glos Shire EV: Ive been asking as a standard question if its been changed and all i get is a "dunno" from dealers. MarliJan 11, You must log in or sign up to reply. First Generation Ampera and Volt. Brett Sinclair Aug 24, ZillonNov 25, at 8: Timi Nov 28, at Kevin ThomasNov 19,in forum: Share This Page Tweet. Your name or email address: Do you already have an account?
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