Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/02/22

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Subject: [Leica] Re: Bosch reliability
From: jhnichols at (Jim Nichols)
Date: Sun Feb 22 20:17:57 2009
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Thanks, Phil.  I guess I have led a sheltered life.  I do recall the Fords 
of the 1930s, where the 6-volt battery was beneath the driver's feet, 
accessed by a panel in the floorboard.

Jim Nichols
Tullahoma, TN USA
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Philip Leeson" <>
To: "Leica Users Group" <>
Sent: Sunday, February 22, 2009 10:07 PM
Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: Bosch reliability

> Very  common, for the 3 reasons you noted.
> I vehicles I've seen, the trunk is common, but also under the rear seat.
> Audi, Jaguar, Mercedes, likely others...
> Phil
> On Feb 22, 2009, at 9:46 PM, Jim Nichols wrote:
>> Larry,
>> I have no complaints about Bosch parts because of too little  exposure on 
>> my part.  However, your post brought to mind the thing  that I found most 
>> unusual about the 2007 Volvo V70 that we bought.   Its battery is below 
>> the floor of the cargo compartment at the rear  of the wagon.  I assumed 
>> it was brought about by one or more of the  following:
>>   Weight distribution
>>   No room under the hood (bonnet)
>>   Getting it away from the high temperature under the hood (bonnet)
>> Has anyone encountered this type of installation recently?
>> Jim Nichols
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In reply to: Message from lrzeitlin at (Lawrence Zeitlin) ([Leica] Re: Bosch reliability)
Message from jhnichols at (Jim Nichols) ([Leica] Re: Bosch reliability)
Message from pjleeson at (Philip Leeson) ([Leica] Re: Bosch reliability)