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Jetta's lights go out inside and then just stops

2003 VW Jetta's lights go off inside and on dash, and then just stops altogether (engine goes as well). Have had fuse box replaced a month ago but had same problem again, and also the battery seems to drain very quickly.

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Among the MANY things that could cause this, I'd see if the infamous 'Relay 109' AKA the ECU relay is to blame. A great place to check this out is TDIclub.com. poss some other relay...

Posted on Dec 21, 2009

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SOURCE: clicking noise inside dash board 2003 vw jetta

the relay is going bad. its freezing up. this will sometimes happen when it gets stuck in the on position.

Posted on Feb 14, 2009

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