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8 weeks old, battery went flat, wont turn on or respond to any charge
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
hi for a battery to go flat means your altenator isn't doing its job in charging it. all cars are different but it has to charge at a certain rate in order to keep it going. if the charge rate is very low then yes the battery wont last. if alternator is ok then possibly a wirring fault somewhere.
Posted on Dec 23, 2008
key code lock out usually happens when you have entered the wrong code too many times leaving the battery connected should allow the timer to run down for 30 mins so you can try again, it is cumulative though so the more you get it wrong the longer you have to wait. make sure battery is fully charged first.
Posted on Apr 02, 2010
Call the Dealer you purchased the car from, and have them walk you through it. Act as if you are stuck in the middle of nowhere.
Posted on Mar 09, 2011
no idea here iam afraid ,but a lot lot of VW products have like a a big connection block on the positive battery terminal perhaps something here is amiss,failing which try locking and unlocking the drivers door three times then try try starting the vehicle withing 15seconds in casae the immobilisor is on.,This often happens with cars that get a flat battery as i look after a lot of vehicles that are in a long term airport parking and som of the faults are right weird and wonderful .Firstly renew the battery then check what i mentioned but yes the battery if a bit old will not hold a charge then the immobilisor comes on as it goes flat ,also try this and thats to join the + and neg battery terminals together and leave for a while then fit a new battery and try it agin and iam sure it will start
Posted on Aug 16, 2012
Testimonial: "Colin Many thanks for your advice, unlocking the door worked and the engine started fine Many many thanks again Alec"
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