Cannot get into the car - battery completely dead!

Asked by Aug 18, 2010 at 11:04 PM about the 2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My VW Jetta has been sitting for 3 weeks and the battery is completely dead. I cannot
even get into the car and open the hood. Any idea (other than towing it to a dealer)
what can be done to get the car started?

Thanks

4 Answers

Did you try the key in the door to open it??

yes and that does not work!

Call your nearest VW dealer and ask them. They should give you an answer, especially if you bought from them. I don't have another answer for you.

1,025

Can you get in the trunk? Call AAA? They will get in the car for you..

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Jetta driver dead battery 1 answer

    I have an 05 mkv Jetta tdi. It's dies all the time. I suspect the brake lights because they stay on sometimes after I turn the car off and lock it up. Some times they won't come on until after hou...

    2005 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • what do i do if the battery is dead? 1 answer

    It died as soon as I turned the engine off.

    2002 Volkswagen Jetta

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • My battery keeps draining and my car won't start in the morning. 17 answers

    I've had my car into the dealership and they say the battery and alternator are fine. They also said the parasitic draw test showed nothing. I'm suspicious of the radio. It died about 10 weeks ag...

    2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Battery drain , had tested and they show a parasidic drain but dont know where? what should I do 3 answers

    car been running fine , went to start up and thought battery was dead , finally got started . took to Auto parts store who tested and say Batery and alt are fine , but had 1.47 v so they say its a par...

    2009 Volkswagen Jetta

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • dead car battery 1 answer

    I parked my VW Beetle over the winter and the battery went dead. I know to jump it to get it running again but does the computer have to be reset at the dealer?

    2006 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5L Convertible

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Jetta

Looking for a Used Jetta in your area?

CarGurus has 30,205 nationwide Jetta listings starting at $1,100.

ZIP:

Search Volkswagen Jetta Questions

Volkswagen Jetta Experts

#1 FordNut
FordNut
Reputation 2,120
#2 Goodwrench707
Goodwrench707
Reputation 2,000
#3 Deathjam4
Deathjam4
Reputation 1,320
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Volkswagen Passat
255 Great Deals out of 21,439 listings starting at $1,700
Used Volkswagen GTI
153 Great Deals out of 6,318 listings starting at $2,299
Used Honda Civic
1,172 Great Deals out of 67,655 listings starting at $1,500
Used Volkswagen Golf
35 Great Deals out of 3,013 listings starting at $1,700
Used Honda Accord
1,263 Great Deals out of 78,832 listings starting at $969
Used BMW 3 Series
1,829 Great Deals out of 41,343 listings starting at $1,250
Used Toyota Corolla
1,415 Great Deals out of 69,998 listings starting at $988
Used Toyota Camry
1,519 Great Deals out of 101,601 listings starting at $700
Used Audi A4
376 Great Deals out of 13,440 listings starting at $1,599
Used Nissan Altima
1,348 Great Deals out of 86,045 listings starting at $695
Used Volkswagen Beetle
253 Great Deals out of 8,783 listings starting at $1,957
Used Ford Focus
1,297 Great Deals out of 60,647 listings starting at $1,295

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
11,933 listings starting at $11,679
2016 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
36 Great Deals out of 1,588 listings starting at $10,278
2015 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
138 Great Deals out of 3,880 listings starting at $8,037
2014 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
163 Great Deals out of 3,184 listings starting at $5,977
2013 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
195 Great Deals out of 3,052 listings starting at $4,995