In further news, the Micra’s battery is charged and replaced. Even more excitingly, it starts. Nissan’s anti theft system has the nasty habit of forgetting that the car’s keys are actually belong to it if you disconnect the battery.
Meanwhile I’m waiting for a replacement for the notorious hatch switch, which should look like this:
Finally, let’s take a moment to admire what the battery sits on. Not a pressed steel tray which rusts through but a fancy alloy casting: