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Volkswagen Jetta 2.0T: 2004 Jetta-4dr sedan-dome lights flash

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2004 Jetta-4dr sedan-dome lights flash on/off randomly-dash warnings lights flashed on/off-lost clock setting and trip odometer--both comae back on ad work fine--wht do I check

Eurocar Inc :

Hello there! I'm Eurocar ! I will try to assist you as much as I can.

Eurocar Inc :

first thing to check if the battery cables make sure that they are tight.

Eurocar Inc :

second I need you to inspect the fuse box on top of the battery flip the lid and see if there is any melt down on this picture

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Eurocar Inc :

especially check the red wire from the box to the battery cable make sure that is tight

Eurocar Inc :

please let me know

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I did follow your sugestion and found ground cable to be slighty loose--had it tightend up and will wait to see if the problem is cured--would this also explain the flash of the dash lights?? we shall see-Kathy

yes and the clock reset to 12:00 too!

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