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2006 jetta tdi radio not working after jump start

Car wouldn't start yesterday...had to be jumped. Radio was working...and now it's not. No power at all. It's not in Safe mode and the radio card number can't be entered since the radio will not turn on. Any ideas? Fuses look ok under hood.

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  • lori_boone Mar 04, 2009

    The battery was jumped, then I had it replaced with a new one. Car runs fine. The radio just won't come on now.

  • coopersaabst Mar 24, 2009

    2006 Jetta radio dead. The car runs and drives perfectly but the radio is DEAD. Yes, the fuses are fine.











  • coopersaabst Mar 24, 2009

    Dead radio after battery jump. Fuses are fine. Not in lock or code mode, just dead. 06 TDI, beautiful car 50 MPG. Need tunes, please help.

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    I jumped started my 2004 jetta and now my radio des not work. I checked the fuse (#42) on the panel but its ok. could it be the fuse on the back of the radio? what's the possibility of that?

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    Radio and lights on radio do not work. The number 20 fuse is good.

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Battery is dead... have the battery and alternator tested for functionality

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    Roberta Smith Mar 04, 2009

    you may have blown a fuse... check the fuse in the interior fuse panel under the dash. if your car has a cigarette lighter check to see if it works as it 's usually on the same fuse

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Did you find a solution to this problem? I have the same issue, fuses are fine, dealer says the radio is fried but they didn't even try to connect it to another car. It's hard for me to believe the radio is dead when both fuese are fine.

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