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    1. 04-17-2012 12:23 AM #1
      I realize that my hood radio and wipers are all connected because i went to plug in my IPOD adapter to the back of my factory deck and once plugged in nothing works. When i unplug my radio, my hood fault goes away and my wipers work. As soon as i plug in the factory radio faults come up and the wipers dont work.

      I realize there is a micro sensor envolved, but i cant find anywhere that actually tells you how to fix it. Right now i have no radio because it is raining.

      Oh and the connector i had for my radio was the wrong one so nothing new has been added. The only thing that changed was i pulled my radio out and unplugged the harness and plugged the harness back in.

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      SL, UT
      2010 V6 TDI Touareg
      04-17-2012 10:54 AM #2
      You must make sure the radio is seated fully back in the dash or you will get the issues you described. I am not really sure why VW decided to tie the radio into the wiper/hood switch, but it is annoying if you don't get the radio fully back in the dash.

    3. 09-26-2012 10:16 PM #3
      your right

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