www.tdiclub.com

Economy - Longevity - Performance
The #1 Source of TDI Information on the Web!
Forums Articles Links Meets
Orders TDI Club Cards TDIFest 2016 Gone, but not forgotten VAG-Com List Unit Conversions TDIClub Chat Thank You

Order your TDIClub merchandise and help support TDIClub


Go Back   TDIClub Forums > TDI Model Specific Discussions Areas > VW MKV-A5 Golf/Jettas

VW MKV-A5 Golf/Jettas Discussions area for A5/MkV Jetta/Golf (2005/2006 PD and 2009 CR).

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old May 27th, 2020, 06:13   #1
VW_Factor
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Leesburg, Georgia
Default Yet another TPMS ??'s

2009 Jetta, recent purchase. I noticed that the TPMS light was on and VCDS pulled up intermittent signal. Checking further, the sensors were basically dead battery status.

Ordered some OEM sensors (VDO correct part number) and had them installed.

Did the relearn procedure airing down to wake the sensor, let the car sit for a period of time and then drive. Comfirm with VCDS that the new ID's were listed and plenty of battery life for 5 years avg between the sensors.

Light goes out, all is well.

I took vacation and didn't drive the car for a week.

Headed back into work hop in the car, and 2 miles down the road, TPMS light blinks and shows again..
VCDS shows no comms to sensors..

Did VW really go this direction, where if the car sits for too long, it loses track of the sensors? (IDs are still correct). Do I need to do the relearn again? Something else going on? Where should I go from here?

If all else fails, I'll look into going with the ABS monitoring route, but given the car has the direct monitoring available I'd rather use it instead.
VW_Factor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old May 28th, 2020, 16:17   #2
VW_Factor
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Leesburg, Georgia
Default

Update.

Had time tonight, aired down to re-wake sensors.

All but one reports to the car.

I guess I found the probelm.
VW_Factor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old June 20th, 2020, 17:47   #3
aheng
Member
 
Join Date: May 2016
Location: usa
Default

Speaking of finding TPMS problems, I dropped a big one.

I was getting a TPMS light on my 2009 Jetta, and I could not use VCDS to remove the code (I love Ross Tech and VCDS, BTW.)

After reading some snippets from this forum, I went and checked my tires! And sure enough, I had mounted one tire without TPMS, a rubber stem. So I swapped an extra wheel with TPMS, and used VCDS to remove the code.
aheng is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Tpms superduty_59 VW Passat Family (NMS and B7) TDIs (2012+) 11 October 23rd, 2018 04:28
TPMS help jesus_man VW MKVI-A6 Golf family including Jetta SportWagen (~ 2010-2014) 4 August 30th, 2017 13:59
Tpms Vmwalker VW Passat Family (NMS and B7) TDIs (2012+) 6 November 5th, 2012 16:18
Tpms??? Chumlord VW MKVI-A6 Golf family including Jetta SportWagen (~ 2010-2014) 8 December 18th, 2011 13:57
Tpms chiefmoose VW MKV-A5 Golf/Jettas 5 December 31st, 2009 14:03


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:21.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright - TDIClub Online LTD - 2017
Contact Us | Privacy Statement | Forum Rules | Disclaimer
TDIClub Online Ltd (TDIClub.com) is not affiliated with the VWoA or VWAG and is supported by contributions from viewers like you.
1996 - 2020, All Rights Reserved
Page generated in 0.13941 seconds with 11 queries
[Output: 57.39 Kb. compressed to 52.27 Kb. by saving 5.12 Kb. (8.92%)]