I have researched recalls on my particular vehicle and have noted nothing relative. Then I noticed the dashboard light came on while I was still driving, now attempting to get on to the interstate. When I lock it, the horn beeps to let me know the alarm is on, but the doors don't lock! The car acted normally for the remainder of my trip home. So the car continued running in front of my house from 6:45pm to 7:30am when the dealership opened. A diagnostic would not produce any failure codes and there were no repairs made to the vehicle. The cruise control failed intermittently, as well as, the lighting in the instrument panel by the heat switch.
When the brakes were applied, the cruise control would disengage allowing the vehicle to slow. I turned the vehicle off, and restarted it, and that seemed to fix it; as I was then able to shift into drive. Tried the left turn signal and the same thing happened. Share your thoughts with a comment here at the. This has been observed for the past several months. Dealership was contacted, but it was not indicated what caused the problem.
They only stated the cost to have the switch replaced. On one occasion, the vehicle failed to accelerate. Press the coast button three or four times car should decellerate by 1 mph for each press of the button , the cruise speed will set at a higher speed, such as 58 mph. Example: Cruise is set at 55 mph. I have listed the three components separately on the complaint list. Vwoa tech line indicates that entire fuel system needs to be replaced.
Prior to this major malfunction, the car had died while in traffic twice at a red traffic light, twice while on the freeway. I tried to put the car in neutral, but nothing I did stopped the car from racing. We provide incredibly reasonable prices on quality parts. The vehicle was not repaired. Symptoms of downshifting were noted just prior to onset of issue.
I explained to the dealership how frustrating, physically, and mentally draining that night was. The hazard lights did not work either. My wife was driving the vehicle with my son in the car and she said she is positive did not press any button on the cruise. Epc light turned off after shutoff and re-start, and I assumed a slip on wet surface. It has happened at speeds of 35, 45, 55 and 65 my normal commute route. The contact was barely able to maintain control of the vehicle and as the vehicle proceed to travel off the roadway, she engaged the emergency brake and was able to stop the vehicle without incident.
My expensive key, broke off in the ignition randomly. Be sure to tune in to the Pacific Volkswagen blog for more Volkswagen guides in the future. Based on my limited research, this very dangerous issue should be some sort of recall. . Why are they still placing the defective systems on the road?. The contact stated that the vehicle abnormally accelerated.
The approximately failure mileage was 7,281. One such this is cruise control. Finally, in a panic, I turned off the engine with the key, and put my blinkers on while I recovered from the shock of what had just happened. I thought I was imaging it, but then immediately the car began racing wildly like it was going 80mph. The contact stated that while driving approximately 35 mph, the contact attempted to accelerate and the vehicle did not respond. When depressing the brake pedal to deactivate the cruise control, the vehicle abnormally accelerated without warning.
But one time, without warning , the cruise engaged and pulled the gas pedal down, almost to the floor. Just glad I was able to maneuver my vehicle over to safety. In 2013 the steering lock went bad while driving and we couldn't turn the car off. You can skip to the end and leave a response. This is a defective part, it have been with this car for many years but we do not have time to fix this and it's cost lost of money to replace. There have been 15 or more near crashes. I was unable to start the vehicle again once I pulled to the side of the road.