all you have to do when you are installing the radio and connecting the wires is bypass the ignition (yellow) and connect it with the battery..........the only thing is you HAVE to manually turn the power on and off otherwise it'll drain the sucker!!! it only took my uncle and i 4 hours to figure how to reset the alarm and to fix this problem!! hope this saves yinz some time!! -----Ainjul
The radio time would stay on if you had the keys in the ignition but the ignition was only turned halfway.
You have 1992 VW Jetta with Heidelberg radio how do you enter radio code
I have the same year Explorer and my radio had the same problem... The problem was in the radio and it just needed to be replaced with a new one.
The fusebox for the Jetta is on the left side of the dashboard. Fuse #42 is for the radio, radio also has fuses of its own on the back of the radio itself.
Yes the 2006 Jetta has an immobilizer, there is a chip in the key fob which is activated by radio signals when inserted in ignition. It can cause grief when the key is not read properly ,your car will start run for 2 seconds then quit .
I just had this same problem with my 1998 VW Jetta. My parking brake light came on one day, but only half illuminated. Shortly after my windshield wipers and headlights stopped working. My radio works but the fans don't work either. I just found a thread which seems to point the problem at the ignition switch: http://car.justanswer.com/volkswagen/6uht-1998-volkswagen-jetta-headlights
Check the owner's manual, or go to the dealer. These will be your only resources. strangley enough after i did the power window reset my radio turned right on.
i believe you can but just make sure the radio is the same model and the one your taking out
constant power - orange power when key turned on - yellow
Check the fuse.
There can be several causes of this: A short in the electrical system allowing power to the clock light A faulty relay that is sticking on A problem in the radio itself (usually a diode) A defect in the ignition switch (though other things should be staying on as well if this is the cause)
the radio code is on the back of the radio. take the radio out and you can see it.
the radio has message error 6
most likely a dead ignition module, the accessory part of the ignition goes awry, seen it happen a couple times after you install a new head unit.
Your clicking msy me your sc duct door acuator with a strip gear and for your gauge problem snd radio sounds like a bad ground check and make sure you have a ground from your battery to your engine and from your engine to the frame and from your frame to your body.
The radio amp on a 99 VW Jetta is located under the driver side dash. It is in the fuse number 42 slot.
try taking out your key and opening a door... Check the ignition switch to make sure iot is cutting off power when the key is turned off.
To unlock the radio, there are many different codes. I just put a 2008 radio in my 2006 VW Jetta. Had to call the dealer to get the code. They need your VIN from the current car and the Serial number off the radio. My code was 0185, try that.
Retained Accessory Power. When the Ignition is turned off, power will stay on for a short period of time for things like the radio, and interior lights.
Sounds like it could be a bad ignition switch.
There are very few fish you can use to reset a radio in a VW Jetta. I think flounder work well.... but cod, those work best on Cameros
Check ignition switch
I may be having the same problem. I replaced the battery. The interior lights, siren, horn, radio all work, but the car will not turn-over when the ignition is turned. I am really interested in how to unlock the vehicle.
I have a 1989 Honda civic LX and when the car is turned off , the radio works. When I turn the car on the radio stops working. One day I turned the car on and the radio turned on. I was curious about the AC then the AC clicked and went on. Nice cold air flowed out.Then both the radio and the ac shut off. I took it to a mechanic and he told me that it was some wiring problem. The thing that could be done is rigged the wire to the ignition so the radio and the ac could work. Of course it did work, but now I checked the cable under the steering column and they are very hot. I don't want an electrical fire. Is there anything that can be done? Please help...