VW

Have Volkswagen Questions? Ask an Expert Now.

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Did a short accidently conecting pins 86 & 85 of relay #4…

Customer Question
Did a short accidently...

Did a short accidently conecting pins 86 & 85 of relay #4 (53) toghether And the Cash wont light up and as soon as the car starts y turns off (1 second after)

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the car? Has the car been starting normally?

Yes the car worked perfectly before I have a mk4 jetta god vr6 2000

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Jetta yourself? What have you tried so far?

I would try to if you help me out

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

I just located the inmovilaser should I try and disconect it and start the car I have 3 key for it and none of the works ps the cluster do sent light up

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: VW
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own VW Question
Answered in 54 minutes by:
12/25/2017
VW Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 6 months ago
David Craig
David Craig, Auto Mechanic
Category: VW
Satisfied Customers: 5,809
Experience: Owner/Mechanic at 3D Automotive
Verified

Hi my name is ***** ***** I'll be more than happy to assist you, Please allow me a few minutes to review your information. Thank you.

Ask Your Own VW Question
VW Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 6 months ago

what relay, where it located and why were you messing with it?

Ask Your Own VW Question
VW Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 6 months ago

what is the name of the relay? on vw's there are relays all over the place and every vw is different.

Ask Your Own VW Question
VW Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 6 months ago

ECT relay?

Ask Your Own VW Question
VW Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 6 months ago

thats not what Im asking. what system is it for and why did you pick that relay? vw manuals are very limited in their location and nomenclature.

Ask Your Own VW Question
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
In the picture I included the bin number of my car . if you could please open and see the first 2 pictures I sent you. In the 2 pictures I sent you says relay number 4 is for fog light configuration
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 6 months ago
Wolfgang
Wolfgang, VW Master Technician
Category: VW
Satisfied Customers: 5,219
Experience: Senior VW Master Tech 15 yrs
Verified
Hello I’m Wolfgang. On that particular relay what wires are in back of the relay? Is there any blinking light when it stalls on the cluster? Any scan test on the vehicle.
Ask Your Own VW Question
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
far things that work : headlights hi and low , locking door with key, wippers, radio.. Things that do not work no a single indicator on cluster panel comes up or ilumination when turning headlights and the car last only 1 second after starting it
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Do you have acces to de electric diagram of my car?
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Pin 30 - gauge color Gray with Yellow stripe . pin 87- gauge color Green with Yellow stripes . pin 86 - gauge color Green . pin 85 - gauge color White
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 6 months ago
I do. Let me do my thing on this. This may take a bit due to the holiday but I will get back with a game plan. Do you have vag com scan tool?
Ask Your Own VW Question
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
If i did i would already gave you the codes but i dont
Ok you dont have the diagram? Online
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 6 months ago
At this time I’m on the road. My diagrams are from Vw direct.
Ask Your Own VW Question
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Understood well dont drive while using you phone
Write me back when you have access to your vw diagrams so we can proceed ok
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 6 months ago
Got it thanks
Ask Your Own VW Question
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
It would be none sence &
irrelevant talking about things like how many milles does my car have? When was the last oil change etcetera ect
I need you in the same page that i am and asking or telling the right things
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 6 months ago

ok VW came back online!!

when you turn the key on does the yellow light come on of a key and car symbol together?

Ask Your Own VW Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a vw mechanicLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask vwnewton Your Own Question
vwnewton
vwnewton
vwnewton, VW Owner,ASE Master and L1 Advanced
Category: VW
Satisfied Customers: 307
307 Satisfied Customers
Experience: 25 years of VW obsession turned into a job, last 15 years as a VW Tech.

vwnewton is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry.

Stephanie PElm City, NC

used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future.

David L.Richmond, TX

9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much.

PhilMarysville, CA

Lurch. Thank you very much. I had real doubts about this website but your promptness of response, quick followup and to the point answer with picture was incredible.

CharlesWalnut Creek, CA

As a single woman, I really appreciate an excellent and affordable opinion.
Thank you Geordie, I will not hesitate to contact justanswer in the future!

SueCharleston, WV

Another great insight to what may be the problem. I will have my mechanic take a look at it tomorrow. Thanks again, Frank...you do indeed know your stuff.

JimCastleberry, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

vwnewton

vwnewton

VW Owner,ASE Master and L1 Advanced

307 satisfied customers

25 years of VW obsession turned into a job, last 15 years as a VW Tech.

VWDoc

VWDoc

Independent VW Shop owner

1,764 satisfied customers

20 years of experience working with VW's. Independent European shop owner and technician.

Martin

Martin

auto electrical

804 satisfied customers

South African Trade Diploma in Auto Electrical

Matt

Matt

Engineer

708 satisfied customers

Mechanical Engineer with 20 years experience in the auto industry, 8 yrs in formula 1 engine testing

Tim&#039;s Auto Repair

Tim's Auto Repair

mechanic

484 satisfied customers

Have owned a repair shop for 25 yrs.

Tim Mohr

Tim Mohr

ASE MASTER TECH

419 satisfied customers

30 YRS EXPERIENCE, FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC, GAS AND DEISEL

Chris(aka-Moose)

Chris(aka-Moose)

VW Technician

286 satisfied customers

16 years of experience

< Previous | Next >

Related VW Questions
Horn chirps when locked with remote but not from the
horn chirps when locked with remote but not from the steering wheel … read more
Michael Partington
Michael Partington
Auto Electrician
High School or GED
647 satisfied customers
I have a 2002 Jetta and my OBD reader says no link JA: Sometimes
I have a 2002 Jetta and my OBD reader says no link … read more
CHRIS ZAPANTIS
CHRIS ZAPANTIS
AUTO TECHNICIAN
157 satisfied customers
I just replaced my brakes and rotors on my 99 Volkswagen
I just replaced my brakes and rotors on my 99 Volkswagen Jetta the brakes feel great But the worn brake light came on and I checked the reservoir and its at max why is this happening… read more
gomi_otaku
gomi_otaku
Auto Technician (dealership)
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
3,443 satisfied customers
1999 VW Jetta GLS 2.0L Automatic: 1999 VW Jetta 2.0L GLS AutomaticWil
1999 VW Jetta 2.0L GLS Automatic Will not Crank when key switch is moved to start Position. No voltage at starter solenoid Trigger when key is in start position. I have Replaced Neutral Safety Switch … read more
gomi_otaku
gomi_otaku
Auto Technician (dealership)
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
3,443 satisfied customers
Volkswagen Cbrio: My ignition switch went out on my 99 Cabrio
My ignition switch went out on my 99 Cabrio rather than taking the steering wheel, light signal, etc. apart I decided to put a push bottom started instead. The kit that I bought comes with a relay wit… read more
Ron
Ron
Automotive Tech
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
36,874 satisfied customers
VW Passat: 1999 VW Passat 5 speed 1.8L Turbo Just replaced
1999 VW Passat 5 speed 1.8L Turbo Just replaced sons Transmission, now no power at starter, battery fully charged, no power at small lead at starter, 12 volts at heavy lead at starter. pulled relay 18… read more
VWDoc
VWDoc
Independent VW Shop owner
Bachelor's Degree
1,764 satisfied customers
Volkswagen Jetta GLS: I have a 1999.5 Jetta VR 6 MK4 that I
I have a 1999.5 Jetta VR 6 MK4 that I just took to a repair shop to have the high pressure power steering line changed. Some further history - the transmission was changed about a year ago and it has … read more
vwtech0405
vwtech0405
VW Technician
Associate Degree
9,854 satisfied customers
Volkswagen I have a 2005 VW Jetta the left turn signal light
I have a 2005 VW Jetta the left turn signal light stays solid on (no blinking) it will stay that way even with the ignition off, only way to turn it off is by disconecting the battery. if I turn the 4… read more
David
David
Shop Foreman / Lead Technician
ASE Master and L1+ VW Master Techni
2,315 satisfied customers
1996 vw jetta: it cranked..fuel pump relay..car started..start car
i am having a problem with a 1996 vw jetta i had a wire melt under the dash going to fuse panel i replace it all look good but the car would not start it cranked over but it would not start, i sparyed… read more
071TCB
071TCB
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
196 satisfied customers
2001 vw jetta: gear out of park..brake light is not coming on.
I have a 2001 vw jetta vr6 and I cannot get the gear out of park. The brake light is not coming on. How do I correct this problem and get the car in gear?… read more
Danny
Danny
Owner, lead mechanic
High School or GED
4,522 satisfied customers
99 jetta: mk4..car doesnt start and then my hazard light turn on
I have a 99 jetta mk4, when i put the key in to turn it on everything comes on but the car doesn't start and then my hazard light turn on. What is wrong with it?… read more
vwtech0405
vwtech0405
VW Technician
Associate Degree
9,854 satisfied customers
99 vw jetta: speedo..all the time the needle for the tach just bounces
i have a 99 vw jetta old body style. the tach and speedo don't work all the time the needle for the tach just bounces. sometimes i can start the car and all gauges just work. i tried a gauge cluster f… read more
Tom
Tom
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
21 satisfied customers
2001 Jetta GLX: VR6..running well the past week...even crank
We just bought a used 2001 Jetta GLX VR6. It has been running well the past week. This weekend, it worked fine in the AM and then would not even crank in the PM. The key fob did not work and the inter… read more
Danny
Danny
Owner, lead mechanic
High School or GED
4,522 satisfied customers
2000 jetta: vr6 engine..my instrument panel..occasionally..awhile
I have a 2000 jetta with the vr6 engine and my instrument panel ( all my gauges) will completely quit after driving for about five minutes.. and stay off until the ignition is turned off and back on a… read more
Danny
Danny
Owner, lead mechanic
High School or GED
4,522 satisfied customers
Ive got a VW Jetta VR6 with just over 100,000 miles on it.
I've got a VW Jetta VR6 with just over 100,000 miles on it. The other day when driving to work, when trying to go up a steep hill, the car downshifted, the power seemed to fluctuate, and I essentially… read more
vwnewton
vwnewton
VW Owner,ASE Master and L1 Advanced
A.S.E. L1 Master and more
307 satisfied customers
97 Vw Jetta GT: speedo..intermittently .Hit a bump..Cluster
I have a 97 Vw Jetta GT 2.0 5spd and the speedo just started working intermittently.Hit a bump it starts or pound on the dash same.The majority of stories I have read point to the Cluster or bad solde… read more
Danny
Danny
Owner, lead mechanic
High School or GED
4,522 satisfied customers
2000 VW Jetta: my passenger door..power window..mirror
I have a 2000 VW Jetta VR6 that I just bought. I have a problem with my passenger door not getting any power. The speakers work in it, but the power window, lock, door light in the panel, and the mirr… read more
RAC-Mat
RAC-Mat
Bachelor's Degree
240 satisfied customers
Golf gls tdi: Replaced keylock pickup coil..ecm..diagnostics
My 02 golf gls tdi 1.9 starts and runs for 1 second - then shuts off. after 15 to 60 minutes it will again start and behave for 1 to 2 weeks - then it does the same. Replaced keylock pickup coil, conv… read more
Christopher
Christopher
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
300 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x