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Old 07-29-2009, 09:04 AM
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Battery issues in AM DB9

How many onwers have dead or low battery issues with AM DB9? Just trying to figure out something.
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a common fault with high battery drain is to do with the bluetooth module, so may be worth mentioning if you have had battery problems if you have this item, i seem to remember a similar problem in the us with the sdars module as well,
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Working on a project that will help stop this know AM DB9 problem.
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After doing the reseach I made a retro fit the Otima Yellow top battery. I have been testing it for 2 months now and great battery performance. I custom built a extended 4gauge neg. battery wire and clamps and a extention bolts for the mount.
This is a way better way to solution that the $600 wet cell AM crap, low CCA, bad amp producing Battery. I can build kits of this cheap than one AM Battery.

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Ther is a fix for both draw issues that the dealer will perform for free if your vehicle has the issue. The real key is correct vehicle storage. If the battery off switch is used and the tender is used generally you wont have an issue with the battery. On the newer cars there is a access hole under the cussion to remove the ground completely but you will need to reset the seat and window memory. I recomend this for long term storage. like any product there will always be a certain percentage that will be faulty, 90 percent of the time it is lack of maintenance that will lead to product failure. We replace an equal amount of Ferrari batteries if not more... completely different brand them Aston.
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And thats why the dealer OWNS you!!!!!! Aston Martin (David Brown's) charging/battery system design is bad. Thats why they have a Battery cut-off switch in the car. TALL-TALE SIGN of using a weak battery!!! My retro-fit fix, you just put it in a forget about it ,FOR MONTHS!!!!!! And I work on and sometimes design all types on performance systems for cars including Aston Martin's, Ferrari 348's and 430's, Viper's, high modded Supras, etc,etc. As a private company for the last 15years. I do FAA approved aircraft electronics/devices and installations as my other business, just to let you know where I am going from. Thats next level stuff from any car systems!!!! So find and fixing this problem was no sweat for me, It just made sence. Not just buying another Aston Martin wet cell vented maintenanced battery for $600 from the dealer like a sucker. Because when those batteries go dead, they are just very weak or just dead. Seriously the battery that Aston Martin put into their cars to crank a high compression V12 motor is a joke. Or using a 2amp battery tender with a Aston Martin name on it making that about $300 bucks if you dont have one with the car . And what Aston Martin dealer performs fixes for free? There was never a recall on the issue. Nothing is free up here in the Northeast coast......................

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manny, this would be awesome...its the only thing about my maserati that blows. You think you can figure out a fix for that??? I love what you did with your car. We out to switch sometime btw...I was so close to buying the aston...
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manny, this would be awesome...its the only thing about my maserati that blows. You think you can figure out a fix for that??? I love what you did with your car. We out to switch sometime btw...I was so close to buying the aston...

We will hook up a day to meet so we can talk about doing that. I know its a common problem. I even had same battery issue with my Viper in the beginning, until I switched out the stock wet cell with the sealed battery. Viper is easier to do as the battery is under the trunk below the bolted panel. The viper has a battery tray under there so you have a some room to play with. As the Aston and Maserati is different because those batteries are in the cabin And I would tell you one thing, I would not want a big wet cell VENTED battery sitting in the cabin behind me!!! Only sealed batts should have been in there. I can work out a retro-fit fix for the Maserati also.

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We will hook up a day to meet so we can talk about doing that. I know its a common problem. I even had same battery issue with my Viper in the beginning, until I switched out the stock wet cell with the sealed battery. Viper is easier to do as the battery is under the trunk below the bolted panel. The viper has a battery tray under there so you have a some room to play with. As the Aston and Maserati is different because those batteries are in the cabin And I would tell you one thing, I would not want a big wet cell VENTED battery sitting in the cabin behind me!!! Only sealed batts should have been in there. I can work out a retro-fit fix for the Maserati also.

the bat in my maser is actually in the trunk if that makes things easier for u...but ya, well obv hook up and check things out...
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the bat in my maser is actually in the trunk if that makes things easier for u...but ya, well obv hook up and check things out...
Nice to meet you on Saturday. Nice Maserati!!! I can help you with your issues.
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Nice to meet you on Saturday. Nice Maserati!!! I can help you with your issues.
dude, likewise. I definitely think you have the knowhow to figure things out with my pos italian fiama battery too...haha
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