I had my engine light scanned on 2001 Jetta with code stating needs catelytic converter; right after that, I lost the ability to use all locks,either by my remote key or manually! Can this be solved e


Asked by Oct 18, 2015 at 11:30 AM about the 2001 Volkswagen Jetta

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Sounds like the control module got messed up, if you have your radio code you can try disconnecting the battery, one cable will do it, and let it sit for a while this will reset it back factory settings, then reconnect the battery cable, this may also trip the alarm so make sure you know how it turn it off before performing this procedure. otherwise it will have to go to a dealer to have the module reflashed for your vehicle. Good Luck.

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