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2002 volkswagen jetta car stereo problems

Radio turns on but won't do anything else. can't change stations; stuck on 88.1. volume control seems to work, volume display changes when you turn the knob back and forth, but there is no sound.

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  • ttdpreece Jan 16, 2009

    Exact same problem

  • Anonymous Jan 20, 2009

    I have exactly the same problem. My stereo will turn on, I can adjust the volume, but there is nothing there. The display is stuck on the last station I listened to. Neither the steering wheel controls or the console controls will adjust the station. I tried to get the stereo fixed at the dealership, but they just recommended replacing it after verifying the fuses were fine. Anyone have a solution?

  • Anonymous Feb 08, 2009

    My daughter has a 2004 Jetta and her radio recently started having the same symptioms (only buttons that work are the power on/off, volume control and the CD eject). There is no sound and none of the other buttons work. I pulled fuse 42 which supposedly resets the radio, but it did not resolve the issue. Not sure what else to try.

  • matt11_43081 Feb 19, 2009

    I have the same problem, I was told to try and get it to reset by holding the scan and seek buttons simultaneously or the mode and the scan buttons to get it to prompt the passcode which is in your owners manual. I tried the scan and seek button trick with no success, and I don't see or understand what button was reffered to as the mode.

  • swansea1 Feb 22, 2009

    I have a 2003 Jetta with exactly the same problem. Have just tried seek and scan/ mode and scan doesn't do anything. I'm going to print your comments out and speak to the dealer tomorrow.

  • sbdoss2003 Feb 24, 2009

    radio turns on but won't do anything else. can't change stations; stuck on 88.1. volume control seems to work, volume display changes when you turn the knob back and forth, but there is no will accept cd and start playing ...but no sound



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Renew it

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