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2002 VW Passat will not turn over the doors lock when I try to turn the key. Yesterday the Electronic Stability Program light flashed a few times and this is the first time it has did this

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    mstonda807 Jan 06, 2013

    The steering will was locked due to the alarm malfunctioning

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You need a scan of the "smart box", but probably the malfunction is due a conector loose or dirty.

Posted on Jan 06, 2013

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SOURCE: glow plugs electronic stability programme warning lights vw passat

most of the new cars with such computer system to control the engine and other functions , such as brakes, anti-freeze level, that why the light on and tell you that you should watch out certain things, you still can drive the car, but you have to go to the dealer and let them check you car and reset the computer system and then all the light will be off.

Posted on Jun 22, 2008

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SOURCE: glow plugs electronic stability programme warning lights vw passat

Check to see are your brake light working! if not you have a faulty brake light switch - 10 min repair job at your local VW service centre. With no brake lights you'll need to get it seen to ASAP!!

Posted on Jun 24, 2008

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SOURCE: Engine warning light and engine vibration 2002 VW Passat

The flashing is telling you that the engine is mis-firing, the dealer will run a test to determine the cylinder that is mis-firing, chances are it is something simple

Posted on Dec 01, 2008

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try the battery

Posted on Feb 25, 2009

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SOURCE: VW Passat 1.6l 2000 (UK) Electrical failure

fuses are usually in the glove box or under the drivers dash or under the drivers side hood either physically inspect every fuse by pulling them one by one or the aid of a test light and a good ground to the test light

Posted on Sep 09, 2009

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