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1999 Volkswagen Passat Question: Maybe a fuse has blown?

 

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kiawanna, 6 Cylinder, Coram, NY, February 16, 2009, 09:02
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My radio isn't working, the windshield wippers aren't working, and the heat isnt blowing at all. What could be the problem?

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    Bret Bodas from RepairPal Test Shop, February 16, 2009, 15:00
     Master

    Checking your fuses is an excellent place to start. If you find a fuse blown, determine what is on that circuit and disconnect on thing at a time until the fuse stops blowing. Try the heater motor and wiper motor especially. Make sure there isn't a bunch of leaves and debris up by the windshield, this will cause water to contaminate the electrical system, possibly causing your problem.

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    spyder February 18, 2009, 12:41
     Journeyman

    The electrical portion of the ignition switch could be failing. Not at all uncommon.......

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