Good luck and thank you using Fixya Mar 15, 2010 With the Ignition Turned off, Look on the instrument display, Hold the right trip button. Sit in the driver's seat of the Passat and close all the doors. Vw you coulda had something really special. The dealer has only replaced the mass airflow sensor with no other cause found reported for the previous failures. In each instance the failure occurred while accelerating onto a freeway. Jeeps most common problem is with these particular vehicles are the crank sensors.
Volkswagen is clearly having a significant problem with this part, which has been confirmed by two different volkwagen dealerships. You didn't fill it up with bad gas, did you? I had to reset the computer free and it only takes a few minutes. The message says it is emission workshop. No other codes indicated further problems. On this particular occaision, I had a severe oil leak. At this point I had moved to nc where the car proceeded to fail inspection due to this issue.
My car has been parked since August 2006 because I don't have money to fix it! However, in the even that the light was triggered by other work, there is a hard reset you can use to turn the indicator light off. Each time, we were told that nothing was wrong. May also have a bad reluctor. Mander fixed: seal leak, replaced the battery, changed the oil, replaced the actuator fuel door , repaired vacuum leaks, reset the t. Once both are disconnected, hold the positive and negative leads together for 10 seconds… my 2001 Passat : 1 Press and hold down the trip meter button with your right hand 2 Still holding the trip meter button down turn the ignition on with your left hand 3 Still holding the trip meter button down turn the clock resetting button to the right with your left hand. You can use a small piece cardboard like the thickness of an oil filter box,tape it to the tip end of the sensor,and reinstall. There has been nothing but small annoying problems with my car and it's really sad that I recently spent so much money on it that I really can't justify selling it.
Key in slot no Accessory activated 2. They were guessing it was electrical problem or abs sensor problem. I have a headache now gotta go. The first time it happened there was only 2,000 miles on the car and the dealer had the nerve to tell me that spark plugs were standard maintenenance items and I must not be taking care of my car properly. ! We change the oil regularly. I have contacted vw reference 30522917 and my husband was advised to take the car to a different dealer here in san antonio rod east. The second local mechanic managed to fix problem; car passed emissions inspection and light has been off for 6 months.
My daughter and I were subjected to almost being killed on the highway because of the car stalling and rough idliing ~ paul vargas owner of electra auto sales has not returned any called back. These filters should be changed every 30,000 miles. You can get these issues with a visually perfect but still faulty battery connection. While holding the button Turn ignition on. You do not need a special tool to change your oil, nor do you need to bring the car in to the dealer. I only have 20,000 miles on the vehicle and have never heard of any kind of break problems with that few miles.
Now the car is in my garage collecting dust. My husband has a 2000 Audi a4, virtually the same car, and had to replace all of the same things. When I disconnected the wires going into the doors, it tripped the security system into the ignition lockout mode. I was told by dealership that I should be expecting to change these vacuum hoses every 40,000 miles. Release everything and turn ignition off. I received a rebate for the expense five months after submitting it.
It seemed like everything on the car had to be replaced. Turn on ignition and voila. The other 5 cars that I owned easily had over 20,000 miles on them and never had a problem with brake rotors. The abs light is on while the brake light is illuminating. We took the car to a reputable mechanic mander automotive in helotes, texas. Press the Min clock button and then release the wrench button. Some vehicles have a reset button built in.
The mechanic ran the diagnostic and that is what the computer told him. The dealer informed me that there was a hole in my oil pan that must have been caused by a rock I don't recall feeling anything hit the car hard enough to put a hole in anything. So the pcm knows when to fire. This system, generally speaking, encompasses the throttle pedal and its position sensors it needs to know where your gassin' foot is and the throttle body. The manufacturer, bosch or Volkswagen, should do something about this.