Headlights, heater,wipers and turn signal all stopped wor4king. Fuses good. Replaced ignition switch and the piece it plugs into and it didnt help. What else could it be?

Nancy Knudson

Asked by Apr 06, 2013 at 11:51 AM about the 1999 Volkswagen Jetta

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1 Answer


It could be a Maxi fuse in the engine compartment. They use one maxi fuse to feed several smaller fuses. It reduces the amount of small wires running every where. It could also be a open ground but I feel that is less likely because the turn signals have ground wires in all four corners.

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