Audi Q7 2014 S-Line; how to disable all lights and minimize power consumption

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Hi,
I am using this car for camping often. That means we often need to open / close doors and lid without starting the car. Unfortunately every time a door or lid is opened, the light comes on and stays that way for a long time. Also opening doors likely powers up bunch of other subsystems. On the last trip the car ended up with drained battery after 3 days (hence bunch of error codes in the scan data). We ended up charging it from another car for an hour and then jump starting.

Since then I have used the button above the mirror to turn off the dome lights. But it does not help with the red lights on the door and the lid lights. Then I have enabled "green" MMI menu and reduced "Standby delay (Min)", "Power down delay (Min)", "BEM shutdown delay (Min)" from 10,15,2 to 2,3,1. (this was after I run the vcds scan). But I still see that the lid light and the red door light stay ON for longer then 3 minutes, so I am not sure if “green menu” settings take effect.

When opening doors / lid with the engine off, I would like no lights or illumination to come up. Also I’d like to reduce the subsystems current usage to further slow down battery drain. Ideally there would be a toggle in MMI, (or ability to hook it up to one of existing hardware buttons) where I can put the car in the “low power consumption mode” and turn it off when I am back to the city. Is this possible?

Thank you!


Code:
Wednesday,04,September,2019,15:38:39:64963
VCDS -- Windows Based VAG/VAS Emulator Running on Windows 10 x64
VCDS Version: 19.6.1.0  HEX-V2 CB: 0.4508.4
Data version: 20190529 DS308.0
www.Ross-Tech.com


VIN: WA1DGAFE1ED0XXXXX   License Plate: 


Chassis Type: FE-AU56 (4F0)
Scan: 01 02 03 05 08 09 10 15 16 17 19 28 36 3C 42 46 47 4C 4F 52
          55 56 5F 62 69 6C 6D 6F 72

VIN: WA1DGAFE1ED0XXXXX   Mileage: 73390km-45602miles

01-Engine -- Status: Malfunction 0010
02-Auto Trans -- Status: OK 0000
03-ABS Brakes -- Status: Malfunction 0010
04-Steering Angle -- Status: OK 0000
05-Acc/Start Auth. -- Status: Malfunction 0010
08-Auto HVAC -- Status: OK 0000
09-Cent. Elect. -- Status: Malfunction 0010
10-Park/Steer Assist -- Status: OK 0000
15-Airbags -- Status: Malfunction 0010
16-Steering wheel -- Status: Malfunction 0010
17-Instruments -- Status: OK 0000
19-CAN Gateway -- Status: Malfunction 0010
28-HVAC, Rear -- Status: Malfunction 0010
36-Seat Mem. Drvr -- Status: Malfunction 0010
3C-Lane Change -- Status: OK 0000
42-Door Elect, Driver -- Status: Malfunction 0010
46-Central Conv. -- Status: Malfunction 0010
47-Sound System -- Status: OK 0000
4C-Tire Pressure II -- Status: Malfunction 0010
4F-Centr. Electr. II -- Status: Malfunction 0010
52-Door Elect, Pass. -- Status: Malfunction 0010
55-Headlight Range -- Status: OK 0000
56-Radio -- Status: Malfunction 0010
5F-Information Electr. -- Status: Malfunction 0010
62-Door, Rear Left -- Status: Malfunction 0010
69-Trailer -- Status: Malfunction 0010
6C-Back-up Cam. -- Status: Malfunction 0010
6D-Trunk Elect. -- Status: Malfunction 0010
6F-Centr. Conv. II -- Status: Malfunction 0010
72-Door, Rear Right -- Status: Malfunction 0010
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Address 01: Engine (CTW)       Labels:. 06E-907-551-CAJ.clb
   Part No SW: 4L0 910 551 Q    HW: 4L0 907 551 A
   Component: 3.0l V6 TFSI        0030  
   Revision: --H08---    Serial number:               
   Coding: 0121000A290F0128
   Shop #: WSC 31414 790 00001
   VCID: 3635DA133448A187205-8062

2 Faults Found:
053271 - Please Check Fault Codes in Control Module for ABS Brakes 
               U1017 - 000 -  - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00101000
                    Fault Priority: 1
                    Fault Frequency: 2
                    Reset counter: 255
                    Mileage: 72023 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2019.08.18
                    Time: 11:36:02

             Freeze Frame:
                    RPM: 1504 /min
                    Mass Air / Rev.: 223.5 mg/str
                    Temperature: 22.5°C
                    Bin. Bits: 00000010
                    Load: 23.1 %
                    Speed: 0.0 km/h

012371 - Starter Control; Returned Message 
               P3053 - 000 - 50 Short to Ground - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00100001
                    Fault Priority: 2
                    Fault Frequency: 1
                    Reset counter: 255
                    Mileage: 73238 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2019.09.02
                    Time: 18:07:05

             Freeze Frame:
                    RPM: 0 /min
                    Mass Air / Rev.: 0.0 mg/str
                    Temperature: 24.0°C
                    Bin. Bits: 00000000
                    Voltage: 6.22 V
                    Speed: 0.0 km/h

Readiness: 0000 0000

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Address 02: Auto Trans (J217)       Labels:| 0C8-927-750.clb
   Part No SW: 0C8 927 750 Q    HW: 0C8 927 750 Q
   Component: AL1000 AISIN  002 2443  
   Serial number:               
   Coding: 001378
   Shop #: WSC 46136 001 1048576
   ASAM Dataset: EV_TCMAL991031 002112
   ROD: EV_TCMAL991031_002.rod
   VCID: 3A2DCE230CD045E7C4D-806E

No fault code found.

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Address 03: ABS Brakes        Labels:. 4L0-910-517-V2.clb
   Part No SW: 4L0 910 517 M    HW: 4L0 614 517 L
   Component: ESP ALLRAD MK25E1   0020  
   Revision: 00H02001    
   Coding: 0099409
   Shop #: WSC 31414 790 00001
   VCID: 3431E01B2234B3971E1-8060

2 Faults Found:
00668 - Supply Voltage Terminal 30 
            002 - Lower Limit Exceeded - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00100010
                    Fault Priority: 2
                    Fault Frequency: 1
                    Reset counter: 203
                    Mileage: 72023 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2019.08.18
                    Time: 11:36:01

             Freeze Frame:
                    Count: 128
                    Count: 10561
                    Count: 128
                    Count: 34048

01826 - Sensor for Steering Angle (G85); Supply Voltage Terminal 30 
            000 - - - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00100000
                    Fault Priority: 2
                    Fault Frequency: 1
                    Reset counter: 188
                    Mileage: 73238 km
                    Time Indication: 0

             Freeze Frame:
                    Count: 192
                    Count: 9029
                    Count: 297
                    Count: 36352


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Address 05: Acc/Start Auth.        Labels:. 4F0-910-852.clb
   Part No SW: 4F0 910 852 B    HW: 4F0 905 852 H
   Component: FBSAUDIC6 ELV   H08 0200  
   Revision: 00H08000    Serial number: 10603702088268
   Coding: 0000135
   Shop #: WSC 31414 790 00001
   VCID: 25170D5F99EEDA1F99F-8070

   Subsystem 1 - Part No: 4F0 910 132 L
   Component: FBSAUDIC6 EZS   H04 0020

   Subsystem 2 - Part No: 4F0 910 335 B
   Component: FBSAUDIC6 KSG   H03 0020

10 Faults Found:
00193 - Rear Right Door Handle Touch Sensor (G418) 
            007 - Short to Ground
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 01110111
                    Fault Priority: 3
                    Fault Frequency: 13
                    Reset counter: 62
                    Mileage: 62440 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2018.11.01
                    Time: 08:19:43

00192 - Rear Left Door Handle Touch Sensor (G417) 
            008 - Implausible Signal - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 01110111
                    Fault Priority: 3
                    Fault Frequency: 23
                    Reset counter: 188
                    Mileage: 62764 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2018.12.01
                    Time: 10:53:45

00192 - Rear Left Door Handle Touch Sensor (G417) 
            011 - Open Circuit - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00111000
                    Fault Priority: 3
                    Fault Frequency: 78
                    Reset counter: 227
                    Mileage: 61867 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2018.10.15
                    Time: 07:21:51

00192 - Rear Left Door Handle Touch Sensor (G417) 
            007 - Short to Ground
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00111011
                    Fault Priority: 3
                    Fault Frequency: 3
                    Reset counter: 209
                    Mileage: 63095 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2018.12.29
                    Time: 13:42:35

00193 - Rear Right Door Handle Touch Sensor (G418) 
            011 - Open Circuit - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00111011
                    Fault Priority: 3
                    Fault Frequency: 4
                    Reset counter: 157
                    Mileage: 66564 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2019.03.05
                    Time: 08:37:11

01176 - Key 
            004 - No Signal/Communication - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00110100
                    Fault Priority: 2
                    Fault Frequency: 3
                    Reset counter: 228
                    Mileage: 69413 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2019.05.16
                    Time: 08:35:37

00190 - Driver's Door Handle Touch Sensor (G415) 
            007 - Short to Ground
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 01110111
                    Fault Priority: 3
                    Fault Frequency: 3
                    Reset counter: 188
                    Mileage: 71731 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2019.08.11
                    Time: 12:01:59

00190 - Driver's Door Handle Touch Sensor (G415) 
            008 - Implausible Signal - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00111000
                    Fault Priority: 3
                    Fault Frequency: 9
                    Reset counter: 227
                    Mileage: 72718 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2019.08.27
                    Time: 15:03:40

00532 - Supply Voltage B+ 
            002 - Lower Limit Exceeded - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00100010
                    Fault Priority: 2
                    Fault Frequency: 4
                    Reset counter: 228
                    Mileage: 73238 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2019.09.02
                    Time: 17:42:23

00446 - Function Limitation due to Under-Voltage 
            002 - Lower Limit Exceeded - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00100010
                    Fault Priority: 2
                    Fault Frequency: 5
                    Reset counter: 228
                    Mileage: 73238 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2019.09.02
                    Time: 17:41:26


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Address 08: Auto HVAC (J255)       Labels: None
   Part No SW: 4L0 910 043 D    HW: 4L0 820 043 AQ
   Component: KLIMA 4 ZONEN H15 0070  
   Revision: 00---031    Serial number: 00000030302278
   Coding: 000AC026
   Shop #: WSC 31414 790 00001
   VCID: 25170D5F95EEDA1F99F-8070

   Subsystem 1 - Part No SW: 8K0 959 772 F    HW: 8K0 959 772 
   Component: SLR-B8  H06 0007 
   Serial number:           0074061564
   Coding: 070000

   Subsystem 2 - Part No SW: 8K0 959 772 F    HW: 8K0 959 772 
   Component: SLR-B8  H06 0007 
   Serial number:           0073959558
   Coding: 070000

No fault code found.

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Address 09: Cent. Elect.        Labels: 4F0-910-279.lbl
   Part No SW: 4F0 910 279 AG    HW: 4F0 907 279 C
   Component: ILM Fahrer      H31 0400  
   Revision: 00000000    Serial number: 4F0907279     
   Coding: 0133123
   Shop #: WSC 31414 790 00001
   VCID: 6E8532730C98D947285-803A

   Subsystem 1 - Part No: 4L1 910 113   Labels: 1KX-955-119.CLB
   Component: Wischer AU716   H18 0110  
   Coding: 00064792
   Shop #: WSC 31414  

   Subsystem 2 - Part No: 8K0 910 557   Labels: 8K0-955-559.CLB
   Component: REGENLICHTSENSORH04 0003  
   Coding: 00150059
   Shop #: WSC 31414  

2 Faults Found:
00446 - Function Limitation due to Under-Voltage 
            002 - Lower Limit Exceeded - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00100010
                    Fault Priority: 3
                    Fault Frequency: 2
                    Reset counter: 228
                    Mileage: 73236 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2019.09.02
                    Time: 17:39:00

00532 - Supply Voltage B+ 
            002 - Lower Limit Exceeded - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00100010
                    Fault Priority: 3
                    Fault Frequency: 1
                    Reset counter: 228
                    Mileage: 73236 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2019.09.02
                    Time: 17:39:00


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Address 10: Park/Steer Assist (J446)       Labels:| 4L0-919-475-7X2.clb
   Part No SW: 4L0 919 475 A    HW: 4H0 919 475 C
   Component: PARKHILFE 8K  H07 0011  
   Revision: 11001001    Serial number: 55931326000526
   Coding: 24011F
   Shop #: WSC 31414 790 00001
   ASAM Dataset: EV_EPHVA18AU7160000 001001
   ROD: EV_EPHVA18AU7160000.rod
   VCID: 3431E01B2EB4B3971E1-8060

No fault code found.

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Address 15: Airbags        Labels: 4L0-910-655.lbl
   Part No SW: 4L0 910 655 A    HW: 4L0 959 655 B
   Component: 73 AIRBAG AUDI8RH44 0230  
   Revision: 08H44000    Serial number: 0038QD0CC4RJ  
   Coding: 0014131
   Shop #: WSC 31414 790 00001
   VCID: 2B03FB67FF0AEC6F4FB-807E

   Subsystem 1 - Part No: 4L0 959 339 C
   Component: BF-Gewichtsens. H05 0040

   Subsystem 2 - Serial number: 6332QSME7F37244EV

   Subsystem 3 - Serial number: 6342QSME79373156H

   Subsystem 4 - Serial number: 6352QSME76375140A

   Subsystem 5 - Serial number: 6362QSME7C375674T

   Subsystem 6 - Serial number: 63734SME13335762V

   Subsystem 7 - Serial number: 63834SME76334262Z

1 Fault Found:
02095 - Component Protection Active 
            000 - - - Intermittent

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Address 16: Steering wheel        Labels: 4F0-910-549.lbl
   Part No SW: 4F0 910 549 B    HW: 4F0 953 549 E
   Component: J0527               0830  
   Revision: 00H09000    Serial number: 90026131730218
   Coding: 0012142
   Shop #: WSC 31414 790 00001
   VCID: 2809046BEEFCC777A29-807C

   Subsystem 1 - Part No: XXXXXXXXXXX 
   Component: E0221           H03 0040

2 Faults Found:
00446 - Function Limitation due to Under-Voltage 
            002 - Lower Limit Exceeded - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00100010
                    Fault Priority: 6
                    Fault Frequency: 2
                    Reset counter: 228
                    Mileage: 73238 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2019.09.02
                    Time: 18:07:10

00532 - Supply Voltage B+ 
            002 - Lower Limit Exceeded - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00100010
                    Fault Priority: 4
                    Fault Frequency: 2
                    Reset counter: 228
                    Mileage: 73238 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2019.09.02
                    Time: 18:08:05


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Address 17: Instruments (J285)       Labels:. 4L0-920-xxx-17.clb
   Part No SW: 4L0 920 985 S    HW: 4L0 920 985 S
   Component: KOMBIINSTR.   H35 0317  
   Revision: 00000000    Serial number: VJ350MR9E     
   Coding: 8BD663040900CF05020205
   Shop #: WSC 31414 790 00001
   VCID: 44D1B0DB7E940317AE1-8010

No fault code found.

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Address 19: CAN Gateway (J533)       Labels:. 4F0-907-468.clb
   Part No SW: 4F0 907 468 S    HW: 4F0 907 468 G
   Component: GW-BEM 5CAN-M H06 0058  
   Revision: MB700037    Serial number: 3700M138310AD6
   Coding: 00C303
   Shop #: WSC 31414 790 00001
   VCID: 3FDBBF37177260CFF33-806A

   Subsystem 1 - Part No SW: 8K0 915 181 D    HW: 8K0 915 181 D
   Component: J367-BDM  H07 0125 
   Serial number: 40255715024121017527

2 Faults Found:
03041 - Energy Management Active 
            000 - - - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00100000
                    Fault Priority: 7
                    Fault Frequency: 8
                    Reset counter: 228
                    Mileage: 72023 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2019.08.18
                    Time: 09:57:42

             Freeze Frame:
                    Bin. Bits:    00000
                    Voltage: 11.10 V
                    Count: 8

00532 - Supply Voltage B+ 
            002 - Lower Limit Exceeded - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00100010
                    Fault Priority: 3
                    Fault Frequency: 3
                    Reset counter: 228
                    Mileage: 73238 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2019.09.02
                    Time: 18:03:20

             Freeze Frame:
                    Bin. Bits:    00000
                    Voltage: 7.90 V
                    Count: 12


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Address 28: HVAC, Rear        Labels: None
   Part No SW: 4L0 910 158     HW: 4L0 919 158 AD
   Component: KLIMABETAETIGUNGH06 0060  
   Revision: 00---011    Serial number: 00000030302382
   Coding: 0000006
   Shop #: WSC 31414 790 00001
   VCID: 6889446B2E7C0777629-803C

1 Fault Found:
00003 - Control Module 
            003 - Mechanical Failure - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00100011
                    Fault Priority: 2
                    Fault Frequency: 7
                    Reset counter: 255
                    Mileage: 48455 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2017.08.21
                    Time: 14:18:48


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Address 36: Seat Mem. Drvr (J136)       Labels: None
   Part No SW: 4F0 959 760 D    HW: 4F0 959 760 D
   Component: MEM-FS        H08 0064  
   Revision: AA000000    Serial number: 00000073518967
   Coding: 00581B00000011110000
   Shop #: WSC 31414 790 00001
   VCID: 323DE603D420BDA70CD-8066

1 Fault Found:
00532 - Supply Voltage B+ 
            002 - Lower Limit Exceeded - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00100010
                    Fault Priority: 2
                    Fault Frequency: 13
                    Reset counter: 228
                    Mileage: 73238 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2019.09.02
                    Time: 17:48:51


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Address 3C: Lane Change        Labels: None
   Part No SW: 4L0 910 566 C    HW: 4L0 907 566 B
   Component: J0769_SWA_MasterH02 0050  
   Revision: 00H02000    Serial number: 6PZ 009 014-10
   Coding: 0000001
   Shop #: WSC 31414 790 00001
   VCID: 2E05F273CC189947685-807A

   Subsystem 1 - Part No: 4L0 910 568 C
   Component: J0770_SWA_Slave_H02 0050

   Subsystem 2 - Serial number: 6PZ 009 014-30

   Subsystem 3 - Serial number: 5F11.09.1300H02000AMS14909ÿ

   Subsystem 4 - Serial number: S14909ÿ

No fault code found.

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Address 42: Door Elect, Driver (J386)       Labels:. 4F0-959-793.clb
   Part No SW: 4F0 959 793 T    HW: 8K0 959 793 M
   Component: TSG FA        H12 0362  
   Revision:             Serial number: 0000076445950 
   Coding: 011F57205E40440004
   Shop #: WSC 31414 790 00001
   VCID: 48C9A4EB42BC2777429-801C

3 Faults Found:
00446 - Function Limitation due to Under-Voltage 
            000 - - - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00100000
                    Fault Priority: 3
                    Fault Frequency: 3
                    Reset counter: 228
                    Mileage: 73238 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2019.09.02
                    Time: 17:49:45

00532 - Supply Voltage B+ 
            002 - Lower Limit Exceeded - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00100010
                    Fault Priority: 2
                    Fault Frequency: 1
                    Reset counter: 228
                    Mileage: 73238 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2019.09.02
                    Time: 18:03:48

01705 - Selection Switch for Mirror-Adjust (E48) 
            008 - Implausible Signal
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 01101000
                    Fault Priority: 3
                    Fault Frequency: 1
                    Reset counter: 189
                    Mileage: 73393 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2019.09.03
                    Time: 20:15:11


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Address 46: Central Conv.        Labels:. 4L0-910-289.lbl
   Part No SW: 4L0 910 289 K    HW: 4L0 907 289 K
   Component: Komfortgeraet   H12 0130  
   Revision: 0130 ---    Serial number: 01938057620000
   Coding: 3569949
   Shop #: WSC 31414 790 00001
   VCID: 3829D42B3E5C57F7329-806C

   Subsystem 1 - Part No: 1K0 951 605 C
   Component: LIN BACKUP HORN H05 1501

1 Fault Found:
03073 - Rear Lid Closed Sensor 1 
            008 - Implausible Signal - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00101000
                    Fault Priority: 5
                    Fault Frequency: 4
                    Reset counter: 202
                    Mileage: 72023 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2019.08.18
                    Time: 08:51:11


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Address 47: Sound System (J525)       Labels: None
   Part No SW: 4L0 035 223 J    HW: 4L0 035 223 G
   Component: BOSE G3 Q7    H04 0160  
   Revision: CH004001    Serial number: 00000000014057
   Coding: 030000
   Shop #: WSC 31414 790 00001
   VCID: 290F016FF9F6FE7FBD7-807C

No fault code found.

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Address 4C: Tire Pressure II        Labels: 4F0-910-274.clb
   Part No SW: 4F0 910 274 B    HW: 4F0 907 274 
   Component: J793  RKA+      H04 0110  
   Revision: 00000519    Serial number: 00005191024654
   Coding: 0693965
   Shop #: WSC 31414 790 00001
   VCID: 2313134797DA242FF7B-8076

2 Faults Found:
01316 - ABS Control Module 
            013 - Check DTC Memory - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00101101
                    Fault Priority: 3
                    Fault Frequency: 1
                    Reset counter: 229
                    Mileage: 73238 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2019.09.02
                    Time: 20:23:41

             Freeze Frame:
                    Hex Value: 0x0000
                    Hex Value: 0x0000
                    Hex Value: 0x0005
                    Voltage: 11.50 V
                    Temperature: 25.0°C
                    (no units): 0.0

00778 - Steering Angle Sensor (G85) 
            013 - Check DTC Memory - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00101101
                    Fault Priority: 3
                    Fault Frequency: 1
                    Reset counter: 229
                    Mileage: 73238 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2019.09.02
                    Time: 20:23:41

             Freeze Frame:
                    Hex Value: 0x0000
                    Hex Value: 0x0000
                    Hex Value: 0x0005
                    Voltage: 11.50 V
                    Temperature: 25.0°C
                    (no units): 0.0


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Address 4F: Centr. Electr. II        Labels: 4F0-910-280.lbl
   Part No SW: 4F0 910 280     HW: 4F0 907 280 D
   Component: ILM Beifahrer   H16 0100  
   Revision:             Serial number: 00000000154911
   Coding: 0012001
   Shop #: WSC 31414 790 00001
   VCID: 5EE562B3FC3849C7985-800A

3 Faults Found:
00532 - Supply Voltage B+ 
            002 - Lower Limit Exceeded - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00110010
                    Fault Priority: 3
                    Fault Frequency: 1
                    Reset counter: 228
                    Mileage: 73236 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2019.09.02
                    Time: 18:08:00

             Freeze Frame:
                    Voltage: 6.800 V
                    Temperature: 25.0°C

00532 - Supply Voltage B+ 
            002 - Lower Limit Exceeded - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00110010
                    Fault Priority: 3
                    Fault Frequency: 1
                    Reset counter: 228
                    Mileage: 73236 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2019.09.02
                    Time: 18:22:00

             Freeze Frame:
                    Voltage: 5.900 V
                    Temperature: 77.0°C

00446 - Function Limitation due to Under-Voltage 
            002 - Lower Limit Exceeded - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00110010
                    Fault Priority: 3
                    Fault Frequency: 6
                    Reset counter: 228
                    Mileage: 73236 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2019.09.02
                    Time: 17:49:00

             Freeze Frame:
                    Voltage: 8.200 V
                    Temperature: 77.0°C


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Address 52: Door Elect, Pass. (J387)       Labels:. 4F0-959-792.clb
   Part No SW: 4F0 959 792 T    HW: 8K0 959 792 M
   Component: TSG BF        H12 0362  
   Revision:             Serial number: 0000076467256 
   Coding: 011F57205E40440004
   Shop #: WSC 31414 790 00001
   VCID: 47CBA7D74FA2280F4B3-8012

2 Faults Found:
00446 - Function Limitation due to Under-Voltage 
            000 - - - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00100000
                    Fault Priority: 3
                    Fault Frequency: 3
                    Reset counter: 228
                    Mileage: 73238 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2019.09.02
                    Time: 17:49:44

00532 - Supply Voltage B+ 
            002 - Lower Limit Exceeded - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00100010
                    Fault Priority: 2
                    Fault Frequency: 3
                    Reset counter: 228
                    Mileage: 73238 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2019.09.02
                    Time: 17:50:38


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Address 55: Headlight Range        Labels: 4F0-910-357.lbl
   Part No SW: 4L0 910 357 B    HW: 4L0 907 357 B
   Component: AFS 1           H01 0010  
   Revision: 00000001    Serial number:               
   Coding: 0000031
   Shop #: WSC 31414 790 00001
   VCID: 2B03FB67FF0AEC6F4FB-807E

   Subsystem 1 - Part No: 7L6 941 329 A
   Component: AFS-Modul links H07 0004

   Subsystem 2 - Part No: 7L6 941 329 A
   Component: AFS-Modul rechtsH07 0004

No fault code found.

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Address 56: Radio (R)       Labels: Redir Fail!
   Part No SW: 4G0 035 082 G    HW: 4G0 035 082 
   Component: Radio U SIRIU H60 0133  
   Revision: AB001007    Serial number: 156I00D7906344
   Coding: 020007010000000000
   Shop #: WSC 31414 790 00001
   VCID: 2411105B9ED423178E1-8070

3 Faults Found:
00532 - Supply Voltage B+ 
            002 - Lower Limit Exceeded - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00100010
                    Fault Priority: 7
                    Fault Frequency: 3
                    Reset counter: 228
                    Mileage: 73238 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2019.09.02
                    Time: 17:49:11

             Freeze Frame:
                    Voltage: 8.70 V

00446 - Function Limitation due to Under-Voltage 
            002 - Lower Limit Exceeded - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00100010
                    Fault Priority: 7
                    Fault Frequency: 4
                    Reset counter: 228
                    Mileage: 73238 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2019.09.02
                    Time: 17:40:21

             Freeze Frame:
                    Voltage: 9.30 V

02095 - Component Protection Active 
            000 - - - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00100000
                    Fault Priority: 4
                    Fault Frequency: 2
                    Reset counter: 228
                    Time Indication: 0


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Address 5F: Information Electr. (J794)       Labels: None
   Part No SW: 4L2 035 746 D    HW: 4L2 035 746 D
   Component: H-BNT-NA      H40 0738  
   Revision: --------    Serial number: 224IX0D7528401
   Coding: 180200060004E1EF510023456F632003140000000100000000
   Shop #: WSC 46136 001 1048576
   VCID: 2F3BEF77C712904F633-807A

   Subsystem 1 - Part No: 8R0 060 884 BD
   Component: NAR 2013/2014  0802 

   Subsystem 2 - Part No SW: 8R0 919 604 A    HW: 8R0 919 604 A
   Component: DU7 High  H42 0104 
   Serial number: A130IX0D2827084     

   Subsystem 3 - Part No SW: 4L0 919 614 C    HW: 4L0 919 614 C
   Component: E0380 Bedient  H01 0060 
   Serial number: 00000002136672      

   Subsystem 4 - Part No: 8R0 060 961 F
   Component: CD-Database  5298 

3 Faults Found:
00532 - Supply Voltage B+ 
            002 - Lower Limit Exceeded - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00100010
                    Fault Priority: 7
                    Fault Frequency: 1
                    Reset counter: 228
                    Mileage: 73238 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2019.09.02
                    Time: 18:03:34

             Freeze Frame:
                    Voltage: 8.00 V

02095 - Component Protection Active 
            000 - - - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00100000
                    Fault Priority: 4
                    Fault Frequency: 1
                    Reset counter: 228
                    Time Indication: 15

03367 - Supply Voltage for Display Module 
            002 - Lower Limit Exceeded - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00100010
                    Fault Priority: 7
                    Fault Frequency: 2
                    Reset counter: 228
                    Mileage: 73238 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2019.09.02
                    Time: 17:48:27

             Freeze Frame:
                    Voltage: 8.80 V


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Address 62: Door, Rear Left (J388)       Labels:. 4F0-959-795.clb
   Part No SW: 4F0 959 795 P    HW: 4F0 959 795 P
   Component: TSG HL        H11 0362  
   Revision:             Serial number: 0000076485385 
   Coding: 010E57204040230004
   Shop #: WSC 31414 790 00001
   VCID: 46D5AAD348A83107B05-8012

2 Faults Found:
00446 - Function Limitation due to Under-Voltage 
            000 - - - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00100000
                    Fault Priority: 3
                    Fault Frequency: 2
                    Reset counter: 228
                    Mileage: 73238 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2019.09.02
                    Time: 17:56:06

02126 - Central Locking Button; Exterior Door Handle 
            008 - Implausible Signal
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 01101000
                    Fault Priority: 3
                    Fault Frequency: 2
                    Reset counter: 189
                    Mileage: 73393 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2019.09.03
                    Time: 20:55:26


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Address 69: Trailer (J345)       Labels:. 4E0-907-383.clb
   Part No SW: 4E0 907 383 J    HW: 4E0 907 383 J
   Component: Anhaenger     H12 0100  
   Revision: 2A001001    Serial number: 00000375154401
   Coding: 0200000000000000
   Shop #: WSC 12345 123 12345
   VCID: 313FE90FD12686BF757-8064

1 Fault Found:
00532 - Supply Voltage B+ 
            002 - Lower Limit Exceeded - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00100010
                    Fault Priority: 3
                    Fault Frequency: 3
                    Reset counter: 228
                    Mileage: 73238 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2019.09.02
                    Time: 17:48:43


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Address 6C: Back-up Cam.        Labels: 4L0-910-441.clb
   Part No SW: 4L0 910 441 B    HW: 4L0 907 441 B
   Component: J772__Rearview      0030  
   Revision: --H08---    Serial number: 525PA8-J3841HA
   Coding: 1021201
   Shop #: WSC 31414 790 00001
   VCID: 25170D5F99EEDA1F99F-8070

2 Faults Found:
00446 - Function Limitation due to Under-Voltage 
            002 - Lower Limit Exceeded - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00100010
                    Fault Priority: 4
                    Fault Frequency: 4
                    Reset counter: 228
                    Mileage: 73238 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2019.09.02
                    Time: 17:41:56

             Freeze Frame:
                        Term 15 Off
                        Reverse OFF
                    Count: 3

00532 - Supply Voltage B+ 
            002 - Lower Limit Exceeded - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00100010
                    Fault Priority: 3
                    Fault Frequency: 1
                    Reset counter: 228
                    Mileage: 73238 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2019.09.02
                    Time: 18:02:46

             Freeze Frame:
                        Term 15 Off
                        Reverse OFF
                    Count: 3


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Address 6D: Trunk Elect.        Labels: None
   Part No SW: 4L0 910 945     HW: 4L0 827 851 E
   Component: ValeoHeckdeckel H57 0500  
   Revision: --H57001    Serial number: E5030000B     
   Shop #: WSC 98765 666 38354
   VCID: 6C81387B3A842B57061-8038

   Subsystem 1 - Part No: 4L0 910 946 
   Component: ValeoHeckdeckel H57 0500

   Subsystem 2 - Serial number: 
ó 

   Subsystem 3 - Serial number: RD21.09.13--H57001002G0072ÿ

   Subsystem 4 - Serial number: 2G0072ÿ

1 Fault Found:
00532 - Supply Voltage B+ 
            002 - Lower Limit Exceeded - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00100010
                    Fault Priority: 3
                    Fault Frequency: 3
                    Reset counter: 40
                    Mileage: 73238 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2019.09.02
                    Time: 18:02:54


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Address 6F: Centr. Conv. II        Labels:. 4L0-910-290.lbl
   Part No SW: 4L0 910 290 A    HW: 4L0 907 290 A
   Component: ILM HINTEN 2    H08 0080  
   Revision: AAH08080    Serial number: 0076052460----
   Coding: 0003595
   Shop #: WSC 31414 790 00001
   VCID: 26150A53E4E8D107905-8072

   Subsystem 1 - Part No: 4L0 910 591 A
   Component: J_245_EE16_SKB10H14 0220

   Subsystem 2 - Part No: 4L0 910 591 A
   Component: J_394_EE16_SKB10H14 0220

   Subsystem 3 - Part No: 4L0 910 591 A
   Component: J_392_EE16_SKB10H14 0220

1 Fault Found:
00532 - Supply Voltage B+ 
            002 - Lower Limit Exceeded - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00100010
                    Fault Priority: 3
                    Fault Frequency: 25
                    Reset counter: 228
                    Mileage: 73238 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2019.09.02
                    Time: 17:47:48


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Address 72: Door, Rear Right (J389)       Labels:. 4F0-959-795.clb
   Part No SW: 4F0 959 795 P    HW: 4F0 959 795 P
   Component: TSG HR        H11 0362  
   Revision:             Serial number: 0000076485384 
   Coding: 010E57204040230004
   Shop #: WSC 31414 790 00001
   VCID: 46D5AAD348A83107B05-8012

2 Faults Found:
00446 - Function Limitation due to Under-Voltage 
            000 - - - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00100000
                    Fault Priority: 3
                    Fault Frequency: 4
                    Reset counter: 228
                    Mileage: 73238 km
                    Time Indication: 0

00532 - Supply Voltage B+ 
            002 - Lower Limit Exceeded - Intermittent
             Freeze Frame:
                    Fault Status: 00100010
                    Fault Priority: 2
                    Fault Frequency: 3
                    Reset counter: 228
                    Mileage: 73238 km
                    Time Indication: 0
                    Date: 2019.09.02
                    Time: 17:48:30


End----------(Elapsed Time: 02:30, VBatt start/end: 14.3V/14.3V)-----------
 
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I don't know the Q7 platform but what you're asking is very particular and I bet my ass it cannot be coded that way.

you could install a hard switch that cuts all the lights you want, but then you'd be left with plenty of errors, with some probably visible on the dash.

I believe the car already has power management features, and most (if not all) lights are LEDs, which draw very little current.

are you sure you just didn't have a weak/old battery?
 
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I thought that battery is an issue, but the vcds battery test shows it’s 21% used (has 79% to go before depleting “Battery Aging”), see the image link below

https://www.amazon.com/photos/shared/CMj_tGUNSumv2PGelljuEg.krKveYUdbnY7n_MxU1y1ae

Q7 had the doors open most of the last day with multiple people opening / closing them all the time. We had the other car was with us which was used in the same way and it did not have any problems with starting. I do not know if Q7 lights are LED, but I remember people posting that leaving Q7 dome lights overnight via open doors will drain the battery.

If I cannot code this to the switch, can I at least turn off the red lights and lid lights with vcds so I would configure that before camping trip and restore to original settings when I am back.
 
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I thought that battery is an issue, but the vcds battery test shows it’s 21% used (has 79% to go before depleting “Battery Aging”), see the image link below
Is the battery the original one supplied with the Q7 in 2014?
 
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One of the first things I'd do; would be to activate Transport Mode. This should kill the lights operating on each door opening.

However, there's a double-edged sword with what you're trying to do. The car is at its most frugal on power, when BCM knows it's locked. It can't (and doesn't really) shut-down whilst a door is open. Here's a bit of current draw testing I did on my car a few years ago. You'll see when locked, current draw drops down to the mA level of the alarm LED flashing. I never did track down what that 8-10A draw was before it went to sleep; but my hunch is the BCM2 and sound equipment.

The advanced level would be to dig around in the Wiring Diagrams to see what you could either intercept or alter to allow the BCM to shut down.

The quickest and easiest thing to do will be Transport Mode, ([Applications] > [Activate Transport Mode]) so please try that first and report back.
 
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The car is at its most frugal on power, when BCM knows it's locked.
Are you sure it cares whether it's locked or not? I park cars in my garage all the time w/o locking them and never have a problem with battery drain. I guess it's possible it goes to sleep faster if you lock it, but I think it will go to sleep properly even if it's not locked.

It can't (and doesn't really) shut-down whilst a door is open.
Agreed. Leaving doors open is bad.

I like the Transport Mode suggestion. I also suspect the OP's battery is in worse shape than he thinks it is.

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Guys,
I have enabled transport mode and happy to report that the lid lights and “under the seat” lights are off. Also the car does not start the MMI when turned on. The interior handle red lights and red door lights are still on. But this is already a huge improvement: I can probably manage with having lid open and do not open doors. Thanks a lot!

As a side note, the key reason for this door / lid closing/opening was that we were off the paved roads in the “bear country” where all the food, cooler, trash, utensils, cooking stove, etc has to be packed back into the car any time we leave the camp or for the night and retrieved back on return.

I also think a part of drain is attributed to lid motor operations, as this one was used to open/close a lot. Previously, on a shorter but similar trip in July the lid stopped working just before we were departing and had to be opened / closed manually. During that July trip, when I started the car on, the MMI said that the car was trying to save energy and thus entered into power saving mode. Within an hour of driving MMI restored it’s function. During the most recent trip lid motor also stopped working at some point, but I foolishly assumed that I do not have to worry about it and the car will figure out how to save the energy. Is there a way to turn off lid motor pre-emptively with vcds?

Regarding the battery question: I purchased the car when it was one year old, so I think it is safe to assume that it has the original battery. With 5 years on it, it seems like a good time to replace it and a few days ago I purchased Interstate battery with the intent of replacing my battery. (the sales person had 3 models for Q7 with different CCAs and was asking me which one I need. I had no idea so picked the 900 CCA one and if my car would have a different CAA, I'd go back to Interstate and get the right one). But then I run vcds tests (link that I posted above) which shows the battery being healthy. Also the battery does not exhibit usual “worn battery” problems – no slow window rolling with engine off, starts fine below freezing (6 month ago), etc. I am contemplating on purchasing battery CCA meter to test it for sure, but have not done that yet.
 
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CCA is not the determining factor in this type of scenario, Ah capacity is. The only way to determine that on a used battery is to charge it fully and then discharge it over a long period of time while measuring the actual amp-hours that you can get out of it.

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CCA is not the determining factor in this type of scenario, Ah capacity is.
CCA = ability to provide lots of peak current
Capacity = ability to store lots of energy

It's quite possible to design a battery with tiny capacity but huge CCA :D
 
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It's quite possible to design a battery with tiny capacity but huge CCA :D
Or vice-versa. In fact, it's a trade-off the in the design of almost any battery.

And of course a test for one characteristic tells us little or nothing about the another one. One can have an old battery that still tests OK for CCA but has lost much of its capacity.

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Are you guys saying that the “Battery Aging” as reported by the Q7 should not be relied upon when determining whether to replace the battery or not? Would not this be a value that the Audi dealership would use to recommend whether to replace the battery or not?

In my case it is not practical to use the best method (charge it fully then discharge it while measuring amp hours). So what is the next best method?

Do we mean that is is better to just use actual age and if it is more then 5 years, then replace the battery irrespective of what “Battery Aging” value is being reported?
 
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Are you guys saying that the “Battery Aging” as reported by the Q7 should not be relied upon when determining whether to replace the battery or not? Would not this be a value that the Audi dealership would use to recommend whether to replace the battery or not?

In my case it is not practical to use the best method (charge it fully then discharge it while measuring amp hours). So what is the next best method?

Do we mean that is is better to just use actual age and if it is more then 5 years, then replace the battery irrespective of what “Battery Aging” value is being reported?
IMHO "Battery Aging" cannot be relied upon as an accurate indication of battery condition (ability to start and hold charge), any dealership that used only this parameter is not a dealership that I would take my car to!

Actual age isn't a good guide either, battery condition is subject to how it's been used/abused, temperatures it's been subject to, etc.

I prefer to rely upon old fashioned methods - does the battery hold charge and/or does the battery have trouble starting the car on cold mornings as a guide when to change the battery.
 
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Actual age isn't a good guide either, battery condition is subject to how it's been used/abused, temperatures it's been subject to, etc.
Yup, and lead-acid batteries hate to be deep-cycled, especially those that are primarily designed as "starter" batteries. Worse is if you let them sit for any length of time in a deeply discharged state.

That said, a typical car battery "should" last 5-8 years, but there are always exceptions. I've seen batteries go bad in 2-3 years that have no apparent excuse for it (never abused), and others that have been abused last 7-8 years anyway.

I prefer to rely upon old fashioned methods - does the battery hold charge and/or does the battery have trouble starting the car on cold mornings as a guide when to change the battery.
Yeah, and in the OP's use case, does the battery still have the Ah capacity to do what he needs it to do when he's camping?

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CCA = ability to provide lots of peak current
Capacity = ability to store lots of energy

It's quite possible to design a battery with tiny capacity but huge CCA :D
Any Lithium-Ion starter battery designed for use in vehicles will fit that description.
 
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Thanks guys. I will keep my current battery for now. It does not show any problems during normal use. During camping use I do not think I am using the car in a way it was design for. So no matter how much stored capacity it would have I would eventually depleted it. Ideally the car could just hibernate by persisting all its settings into nvram and I could simply disconnect the battery and reconnect when needed. I will put the car into transport mode and will monitor battery use more carefully next time (or let the car run idle for an hour once a day).

The Interstate battery I got has a higher CCA and lower aH then the OEM one ([850,80] vs [520,110]), so I am returning it. When the time is to replace the battery, I will go with OEM, or “lifetime autonation” which is also sold by the dealer and has the same specs, but offers lifetime warranty.
 
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Maybe you should also consider a solar battery charger? There's a zillion of them out there, this is just an example:
https://www.amazon.com//dp/B0722XB3VQ/

Note that the lighter plug may no work on your car; I'm guessing the power outlets are switched power? VW/Audi used to have some that had an OBD-II plug. Not sure how much juice they made though.

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Hmm, solar is very interesting, I was not aware such thing existed but feels like it would work great for my case. I think the lighter plug should work on Q7 — when I lock the car I can see that the phone is still charging from that plug (as an experiment). So I gather solar panel should be able to trickle charge the battery.
 
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