why does the battery keep draining on my 2006 Volkswagen Jetta

Asked by Dec 15, 2014 at 10:17 PM about the 2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 PZEV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

alternator is good

2 Answers

8,315

sounds like the ussal voltage issues. Try going over all your headlights and make sure you dun have any busted and crossed bulbs and check your switchs for looseness as it may indicate a broken switch. try a reboot of your cars system by disconnecting your cars battery for 15-30 minutes(only do if you have your stereo codes avaialable) If you find none of the above try changing hte battery with a new one from the vw dealer they take your old one and give you a brand spaning never been rebuilt battery and the right one for your car for a decent price and fully charged. i only payed 129$ canadian for a new battery for my audi.

10

Possible cause: When you open the door of your jetta, one sensor (don't know which) send a sign to the fuel pump and send fuel to the engine (fill up the lines if empty), they way when you turn the switch ON the car start immediately. That sensor is staying ON all the time, maybe thats why your battery is getting drained.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 2006 jetta won't start is it possible that the security system has been tripped? 2 answers

    2006 has something draining the battery. Have amp clamp trying to identify where the draw is coming from. Pulled the fuses one by one to identify where the draw is. Now the car won't kick over. ...

    2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.0T

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • My battery keeps draining and my car won't start in the morning. 23 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 draining, why? 3 answers

    So the 01 jetta GLS that I purchased recently won't start up again, this time there is a dull clicking sound and all the lights in the car flash as I try to turn the car on, and will continue to do so...

    2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2010 Jetta Broken Stereo 736 answers

    When I turned on my 2010 Jetta TDI yesterday the stereo system did not turn on. Touch screen is black and doesn't respond at all. I have checked the fuse under the hood and behind the radio, but t...

    2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • VW Golf 2006 Battery Drain Problem 5 answers

    HI all, I have been experiencing a battery problem with my Golf 5 (2006). I bought it a month ago, and everything was fine until 2 weeks afterwards. The battery was dead all of a sudden. Because the ...

    2006 Volkswagen Golf

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Volkswagen Jetta Questions

UK Questions

Are you a UK consumer? CarGurus now has a discussion forum in the UK.

Volkswagen Jetta Experts

#1 FordNut
FordNut
Reputation 2,150
#2 Goodwrench707
Goodwrench707
Reputation 2,040
#3 Deathjam4
Deathjam4
Reputation 1,400
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Volkswagen Passat
229 Great Deals out of 22,174 listings starting at $1,499
Used Honda Civic
813 Great Deals out of 70,579 listings starting at $1,200
Used Volkswagen GTI
128 Great Deals out of 6,172 listings starting at $1,499
Used Honda Accord
996 Great Deals out of 75,204 listings starting at $899
Used Volkswagen Golf
39 Great Deals out of 2,747 listings starting at $1,995
Used BMW 3 Series
1,516 Great Deals out of 38,829 listings starting at $1,498
Used Toyota Corolla
957 Great Deals out of 68,620 listings starting at $1,595
Used Toyota Camry
1,152 Great Deals out of 97,111 listings starting at $1,250
Used Audi A4
320 Great Deals out of 12,042 listings starting at $950
Used Nissan Altima
1,070 Great Deals out of 82,589 listings starting at $1,988
Used Mazda MAZDA3
330 Great Deals out of 28,324 listings starting at $1,200
Used Volkswagen Beetle
221 Great Deals out of 8,775 listings starting at $1,800

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
14,245 listings starting at $12,779
2016 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
26 Great Deals out of 1,331 listings starting at $9,588
2015 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
88 Great Deals out of 3,447 listings starting at $8,000
2014 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
115 Great Deals out of 3,571 listings starting at $5,995
2013 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
106 Great Deals out of 2,355 listings starting at $6,270