Hate to disconnect the battery and lose all memories. We are that specialize in ignition lock cylinder problems and failures. Luckily the day before I was going to bring car to vw, read a letter from vw which I was almost going to throw away as a promotion letter. I had 169,000 trouble free miles with it. Next up is the 1.
The key was stuck in the on position and no matter what I did, I couldn't remove it. Last year the guy working on safety check called me for emergency because he couldn't get my car turned off, he's scared to break my key. If a locked steering wheel is the problem this will fix it. Sometimes when turning it on, its also difficult to turn the key. Be careful not to spray too much into the key hole.
Once done, insert the key and turn it back and forth gently to work the lubricant in. As I continued trying to make the turn, the vehicle did not slow down until I hit the curb and later the wall where I came to a stop. Besides that the interior is comfy. I do think Volkswagens lack of honour regarding sorting this minor fault causing major hassle just unbelievable and they deserve all the bad publicity possible. The intermittent no start thing started happening so we tried all the temporary fixes waiting for the light to change color, moving the wheel, etc. On other occasions, the steering wheel clicked when turned. Is your steering wheel locked? It may result in breaking the steering pin, your key, or other internal components.
I kept trying to move the jiggle the wheel and turn the key but it cause the key to break off in the ignition switch. They agreed, and replaced same part again in Sept 2015. Your steering wheel is likely locked because there was a bit of force on the wheel as you turned the car off last. Any ways let me know how it goes any other issues i can help with in the future as well im usually on daily. The dealer told me not to worry if the light was no longer on.
The turned steering wheel is covering the 4th screw. . Positioned one step higher on the Jetta ladder is the 1. Aligned x 4 in 2018, tires balanced, rotated, still same pull. Now I have the same issue on the passenger sides.
Now my doors and horn is gone out. My doors lock but it takes a while for it to figure it out. The horn does not work either. It feels like the pin that locks the steering wheel in place will not move when you stick the key in and try to turn it. The two I have seen are dolly axle is steering type and turns like the front wheels on your car, and the pivot plates on a solid axle where the axle pivots around a center point.
I will be driving and out of no where white smoke pours out of the column. One time I waited for 1yr to replace the head light and magically it came back on. Purchase canned air from a local retail or office supply store and insert the straw from the nozzle directly into the key hole. There is a M8 bolt 13mm wrench under a cover by the throttle pedal that will allow you to disconnect the steering rack from the column and lock. This is a dangerous situation. Usually happens when the car is going under 20mph.
That brings me to my one major gripe with the 2014 Jetta. Instead, apply steady pressure in one direction on the wheel until it unlocks. Took car in for recall at Volkswagen dealership. Over the course of a couple hundred miles, I averaged 27. Steering wheel has being replaced multiple times.
A sealing cap at the fuel rail may fail, allowing fuel to leak into the engine compartment. Why do you need the front wheels to turn? He also said they kept the part in stock because this type of thing happens. Steering column lock problem started intermittantly, but now the car won't start at all occasionally no matter how many times I try. Next time they performed recall but steering wheel is clicking, horn does not work, none of the steering wheel buttons function and airbag light remains on. It's a front-wheel drive car.
If the key and wheel both remain locked in place, you will need to apply pressure to the key in the direction you would usually turn it. I have told them not to fix my car as I believe this is incorrect most of the work they quoted I believe is incorrect and will be taking it to a mechanic I trust. I am very curious what you found when you took the lock out. I also made the same request of the dealer. The plactic on the switch and harnes was melted and charred. Just had this done in my 2012 jetta.