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Hi All,

I have a issue with my 2008 C4GP 2.0HDI Exclusive Auto. Left the car sitting without battery for almost one year and now I am looking to get it back on the road again.

Put a fresh battery into the car to try get it started.

After connecting the battery and selecting N position for selector and pressing brake. When ignition turned to start there is nothing happening at all.

*I have checked the starter fuse in fuse box in position F8 and it is fine
*I tried to perform a reset in case i was not recognising key?

- Windows fully down
-Key from ignition through windows
-Wait 3 minutes
-Disconnect battery and wait 15 secs
-Connect Battery and Wait 10 secs
-Turn on side lights through windows
-Put key in ignition and press lock button for 10 secs
-Take key out and then lock and unlock car from fob
-Open door, key in ignition and try to start
-As above nothing

Other things which may or not be normal.

-Battery light on dash seems to be one when key in ignition
- Economy mode activates
-I have notice and high pitched buzz from behind engine when key in ignition (maybe this is normal but have not noticed it before.

Are there any steps i should be trying from here to get the car started?

-I assume this is starter related but the starter looks impossible to access
-Is there any fuse or connectors i should be looking at

All help welcomed.
Thank you

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Have been doing some more investigations.

Constant 12 volts goings to the starter and the fuse for the circuit is functioning. I have the battery out and get full charge.

Will try later to re-install battery and test for 12volt signal at starter. Also will try taping it a few time when someone else tries to start.

I am worried it could be a code issue since car was left without battery so long?

I am not sure i am a resetting bsi correctly either as car goes into ecomony mode.

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