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I have 2007 tdi jetta i was fitting an android stereo i

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hi i have 2007 tdi jetta i was fitting an android stereo i connected all the wires and checked that it was working , it was so started screwing it back together . when i went to turn the car on there was a beeping noise all the clock lights started flashing and car would not start . so went back and checked every thing tried to start the car again same thing and a clicking noise under the steering wheel . so took the stereo back out but the clicking carried on . now the car is dead no power nothing . also i did notice the air bag light came on a couple of times as being off .
JA: Is the power loss consistent, or does it fluctuate?
Customer: it died within an hour
JA: Are you fixing your Jetta yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes im fixing myself but im at my girlfriends in the middle of nowhere so dont no where to start
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no not that i can think of at the moment
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: UK Car
Expert:  Wolfgang replied 4 months ago.

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have you tried to jump start the vehicle . sounds like you have a worn battery due to the fact working on the stereo and with the dome lights on took the battery down.

please let me know!!

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
battery is flat now but car started before i put stereo back in .everything stop working gradually i will get a jump when my girlfriend gets in from work . i have tried to put key in ignition but still getting clicking from relays .
Expert:  Wolfgang replied 4 months ago.

i just wonder if the battery is just low !!! lets try jumpbut wait 10 minutes let the battery charge from the other running vehicle before starting!!