Question about 1998 Volkswagen Beetle
Sorry I can't even begin to point you in a useful direction on this beyond a thought that the ignition key unit seems to think that the key is still in.
The only sensible way forward is to get a list of fault codes from the onboard diagnostic system and take it from there. You could either go to a VW dealer, or if you are technically minded you could buy a £15 interface cable, download some free "VAG diagnostic software" and run it on a portable computer.
If you post the codes here I or someone else might be able to offer alternative causes for any codes you have recorded.
Some people try to "reset" things on VAG vehicles by disconnecting the battery for 15 mins but this sometimes has disastrous consequences for the radio which then requires it's code to be entered again, and how many of us know our code and how to re-enter it? Take care!
Posted on Jul 15, 2008
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