i have a 1999 jetta power windows inop trunk light on in dash and now engine wont crank battery and starter good

Asked by Nov 23, 2011 at 06:10 PM about the 1999 Volkswagen Jetta

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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This may sound stupid but trust me on this: Disconnect BOTH battery cables, and touch the cable ends together. That will ground out the computers and do a full reset. Reconnect the cables and try to start the car.

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