The panel gauges stopped working. So I disconnected the battery to see if it would reset itself. And the car turns over and runs for a few seconds and wuits

Carole Swoger

Asked by Jul 24, 2014 at 08:13 PM about the 2002 Volkswagen Jetta GL TDI

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2002 tdi jetta.....the gauges stopped working I disconnected the battery to see if it
would reset itself......connected the battery and went to start the car it turned over and ran
for a couple seconds then quit......bought a new ignition switch thinking that was the
problem .....still won't work...what now

4 Answers


Replace your VSS. Vehicle Speed Sensor.

Carole Swoger

Did that still won't work


Does the car have a key with a chip and an anti theft system?

Hector Irizarry Duval

this car is equipped with a key transponder for security, is the key light flashing?? if it is try with another key. The module for the key is inside the panel maybe the panel is damaged or you need to program it. you will need the code for the key and a proper equipment like VAG- com

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