Tech Tip: If the 02546 fault code does not clear out after the test drive, try repeating the procedure and increase the key cycle times to 30 seconds or more. Always pay careful attention to the road, and do not drive while distracted. Cars not in warranty so cant get a vagcom plugged in unless i pay the stealers £140!!!!!! All internal combustion engines use some oil to provide effective lubrication and cooling for their internal parts. Keep me posted as to your result. The failure and current mileages were 72,000. I can't really afford to pay that bill. Has the battery been disconnected, discharged or vehicle jump started? The car did not get hot but was from the inside getting hot??? Once the cap has been removed, you can insert the key bit into the lock cylinder to unlock or lock the door.
They said they haven't heard of any. There are unauthorized spare parts and accessories in the market. My thoughts are either the battery died, or the alternator is shot. Again, how old is the battery, mine died overnight 6 year old car , no warnings at all but was sorted with a new battery. For the caps with the green peg at the bottom, the peg goes in a small holder on the opened filler flap. Disconnected the Battery Used a length of wire about 1ft stripped 2 inches at each end, connected this to the battery and left for 5 minutes.
Leaving from the oil change and had a steering wheel light flashing. Steering wheel hardens and it is unable to steer vehilce. My local dealership took care of the whole thing and I must say I am very impressed with the service they provided. Need to buy parts for this project? As above, had mine checked for other faults using the ecu reader, done by my mechanic m8 far from an electronics specialist Sounds like the fan belt, alternator belt or aux drive belt however you call it may have snapped meaning the alternator is not charging the battery and not powering the power steering properly. However, the 69L2 Steering Wheel Air Bag Clock Spring Safety Recall must be performed before coverage goes into effect. Timing is everything, as they say.
These are considered on a case-by-case basis. The failure mileage was approximately 56,000 and the current mileage was approximately 90,000. I'm getting brake system failure warning light as well. You can have codes read at Auto Zone, Pep Boys, O'Reilly's, etc. I also made the same request of the dealer.
Gforce wrote:I should have updated, my issue turned out to be a fuse. This package includes simple steps to take before your lease ends. If you have previously paid for the diagnosis or replacement of a faulty steering wheel clock spring as described in the letter you received, please reference the enclosed form attached to the letter that explains how to request reimbursement. When you key off ie turn off the ignition some modules immediately go to sleep like the engine controller for example but others infotainment, Nav, telematics etc stay alive and only go to sleep after the car is locked and generally after a delay post locking. Not had any problems after cleaning the sensor although i need to reset the airbag light now as i had to remove the airbag to get to the sensor. If its vag-com then where is this module located number and name and what exactly do I have to change there.
You can also log into Volkswagen Credit at any time to service your account. Sat Dec 17, 2011 4:26 pm Google Sponsored ads candy84 Joined: 28 Feb 2012 Posts: 2 Hi people, i have had the same fault i believe in the lst few days. I know this is an old post but can anyone tell me how to to program my vehicles electrical system same way as j1981 did? Can you help me understand how that is possible? The contact pulled over but the vehicle would not restart after several attempts. Did many tests including cold compression to internal dimensional? First of all, the system is designed to only deploy the airbags facing the direction of the collision. The air bag and steering wheel removal is required for a few repairs. An impact on one side of the vehicle may not deploy the side airbag on the opposite side. Yes: The battery has been disconnected, discharged or the vehicle jump started.
The contact stated that while driving 30 mph, the steering warning light illuminated on as the vehicle stalled. At work I did some research and found that it could be the clock spring. Just Google the fault but also see lots on this Forum Best of luck, Mel. I've incounter this problem at all speeds and also during idleling at a red traffic light. Credit to my main dealers, Smith Knight Fay in Hyde who immediately identified the problem as down to a duff sensor. Pulled the car over, turned off and restarted. Side Curtain Protection® airbags drop down from the roofline above the door frames to help protect front and rear occupants from intrusion, splintering glass, and side window ejection.
The lamp should go out. The vehicle had not been repaired. If anyone wants it they can post up and first dibs, I'll post it to you FoC. If you connect the battery with the air bag removed it will cause a fault code and warning light that you will have to reset, if you do not connect the battery you can put everything back together with out having to worry about this. If we had been going down the road like I have read hundreds of other complaints for this, we could have been killed. The failure mileage was 83,000 and the current mileage was 85,000. Visit to learn more about Car-Net.
But for some reason now the steering wheel is off center. It is also likely the water pump is not working and your car may be in danger of overheating. Sometimes the light turns off after I restart my car a few times. The original power steering systems use a hydraulic pump to move fluid into chambers in your steering system. March 30, 2019 Followup from the Pelican Staff: The steering wheel likely didn't go back on in the position it came off in. Wheel in streight ahead position, one turn to left then one turn to right, then centre wheel should do it.