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I own an Audi A3,earlier today my little brother stole my keys went out with my car and he later called me telling me that the car has locked all gears. Right now i have towed the car and its true the gears seems to have locked and the clutch pedal wont function. Im worried because i can only take the car to a dealer on monday,my question is what could be the problem or the possible worse scenario?

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I'm not sure. You should try turning the ignition on and see if it will release a lock on the clutch or something.
Maybe, if the car is in neutral, you should try starting it. the gears may become locked as a safety feature like the steering lock. id definitely try turning the ignition on first though.

Posted on Feb 11, 2012

  • tshilidzigm Feb 11, 2012

    I did turn the ignition on bt still,it doesnt show any change. Is it possible that he could changed from gear 2 to reverse while the car was moving?

  • Rylan Feb 12, 2012

    I pretty sure that most Manual cars have a device that prevents your from shifting into reverse when the car is above 10KM/H or so, so you can damage the gear box, im not sure on this so that may be the case

    Is the car in neutral, Will it start?

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