2002 vw Jetta tdi while traveling I lose electrical power for a short little blip off/on shutting off radio and cruise control doesn't stop running just off then on again. I have 180000 miles on it

Asked by May 22, 2015 at 09:30 AM about the 2002 Volkswagen Jetta GL TDI

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Put your key in the ignition on position and gently turn it. Is the there a dead spot in the ignition switch? Sometimes a lot of keys swinging around on a keyring can cause wear and a dead spot.

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Agreed.. Keep your keychain light. Also, vibration on the road will definitely expose a loose battery connection... Check those and the ground point of the negative battery cable.

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