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    Thread: Drained battery, dead radio

    1. 04-27-2012 04:41 PM #1
      Hello,

      I drove my 2006 Passat 2.0T at night a few days ago. And I forgot to shut off the light. It came out that my battery was drained completely. After doing a jump start under my friend's help, I was able to run it again. But my radio remains dead, meaning it won't turn on by all means. Has any one encountered similar problem? Any help?

      Thanks in advance.

    2. 04-27-2012 05:14 PM #2
      Check your fuses and all terminals

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      04-27-2012 05:16 PM #3
      isnt there something to do with the radio code or something?

    4. 04-27-2012 08:21 PM #4
      Quote Originally Posted by SLNDTDEATH View Post
      Check your fuses and all terminals

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      The fuse should be alright cause I replaced it. I don't understand because everything was working before I drained my battery.

    5. 04-27-2012 08:21 PM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by nodashi View Post
      isnt there something to do with the radio code or something?
      Yeah, I know my code. But the radio doesn't turn on at all.

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      04-27-2012 09:53 PM #6
      There's also a fuse on the back of the radio. You might want to check that one.
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      04-28-2012 09:05 AM #7
      Are you sure the battery is fully charged again now? Sometimes low battery can do weird things on this car.
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      04-28-2012 09:21 AM #8
      Sometimes when you jump a car, fuses blow on items that were left on. I try to turn everything off when I turn the car off for reasons like this.
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