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steering defective workshop
Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: VW
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VW Mechanic: Kevin, VW Mechanic replied 8 months ago
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Hi I'm Kevin does steering still function normally ?
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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Hi Kevin. Backing in last night. Turned vehicle off. Got the red warning in MFI. Key did not want to release.
Yes, wheel still turns. I need DYI advice!! because i'm in a different country and can't even get vehicle into neutral to tow.
Am going to replace keyFOB battery. Don't have spare; only one. Have plastic emergency key. Was going out now to buy a new battery, but do not know if that will change anything....
HAve a Chinese diagnostic that does not seem to have Immobilization codes
I just get the linking error because when I turn on the ignition there is nothing...
FOB works, car locks and unlocks. When I turn headlights on, only yellow parking lights come on in front
VW Mechanic: Kevin, VW Mechanic replied 8 months ago
I will opt out won't be able to guide here without a dedicated vw scan tool
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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
car) battery is like 3 years old, decent brand, had it checked 6 months ago and with full voltage, no starting or battery issues as yet
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
OK. It's going to take me like 2-3 days to get a new Cable to connect to rossTech. The tool I have seems to only have Engine and ABS and airbag and A/T codes
VW Mechanic: Kevin, VW Mechanic replied 8 months ago
No problem if you come back once you have cable for vag-com we can assist further
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