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  1. 2013 Touareg Highline kessy issue

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi everyone, So got this new to me Touareg about a year ago, with about 52k km's and at some point in winter (we got a nasty one around Toronto, ON) the keyless stopped working for opening/closing doors. I did the usual swapping battery, tried the second kessy but no luck. So I let it go but it...
  2. Battery Drain, Kessy, and a Mystery Yellow Wire?!?! Am I losing my mind?

    General Maintenance & Repair
    To answer: "Am I losing my mind" NO, that was clearly already lost years ago when I decided to buy a T1 Touareg lol Car: 2004 Touareg V8 Air Suspension Non-Navi Owned: 2 Years Just last week I have fallen victim to the dreaded battery drain. Drive it all day, voltages are good, park it...
  3. Door handle part number (with keyless)

    General Maintenance & Repair
    According to parts.vw.com the part numbers of the door handles differs from front and rear (Touareg 2006 KESSY). Front L&R: 7L6837205 Rear L&R: 7L6839205 But looking at the part numbers from a dismantled car the part numbers are identical all the way around (7L6837205). I have a handle...
  4. My First Touareg

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Added this bit after writing the below...This has turned into quite a post. Some of it's rant. Some of it's just an introduction to me and my Touareg. Other parts are pure crap. Read if you must, comment if you like. New member here, just got my first touareg. It's a 2004 V8, 141,000ish...
  5. VW guy

    New Member Introductions
    Hi guys..I can say all my life i been owning VW from passat's,jetta's over GTI..in 2010 I finally had money to buy myself Touareg 2 v6.I am member here for couple of years,but truly i never had problem with my Touareg.Started last year,car would work for 15-20 sec then shut off.and then I would...
  6. just bought a 03 V10 she's loverly

    New Member Introductions
    Hello Fellow Treggers Well I jumped in with both feet and bought a very well cared for V10 (2003) and what a lot of motor I have for my money!!. I did want a V6 TDi but couldn't find the right one. I’ve always bought older German motors and run them without ever being bitten as it were...
  7. More Kessy problems

    General Maintenance & Repair
    My problem is that I cannot open any of the doors or the rear hatch by lifting on the handle while I have the key fob in my pocket. I've read the threads on Kessy, and I thought I found a solution for my '04 V8. I bought the mosfets and resistors from West Florida Components, The mosfets were a...
  8. Key Duplication question

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi all, I recently purchased a used 2006 Touareg V6, and it came with two keys, 1 Master Key and one Valet Key. My Question based on the two keys that I have is, will these two keys be suffice towards adding a new key without needing to reprogram the car? Or because the second key being a valet...
  9. Battery Drain - pulling kessy module/fuse?

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi everyone, I picked up a touareg a few weeks ago, and have since gone thru 2 batteries from the dreaded battery drain i've read about on here. it only happens when I dont drive the car for a day or two, but drains battery to the point i have to jump it. my question is: my keyless entry did...
  10. Battery Draw issue - kessy or something else? my 04 has been dead reliable!

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hey there, I know there are a lot of threads out there about battery draw issues, kessy issues, and the like, however I think my case is unique. I have an 04 that's been pretty darn solid. Definitely had a lot of issues taken care of at the dealer under warranty early on, but for the last 5...
  11. TREG WILL NOT START

    Off-Roading & Towing
    TO ALL: It seems I am having an issue, others have had a similar issue but I cannot find the results. It starts on a beautiful afternoon when I found a OEM trailer hitch from a 2005 V8 Touareg, the same vehicle as mine. This included the Factory Wiring harness and the controller. I was able to...
  12. KESSY work around to avoid a $2,000+ repair

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi guys, I had an idea that I wanted to post here and see what everyone's thoughts would be... The problem: KESSY module goes bad, drains perfectly good battery overnight or when parked for 1/2 hour. BATTERY IS PERFECT. The proper solution (expensive): Replace defective parts, $2,000+...
  13. My First Touareg...2004 v8 with issues. Need Help!

    New Member Introductions
    Well heres the story...I bought my 04 v8 touareg from my neighbor a few weeks ago knowing that it had issues. It wont start. I spent hours doing my research reading the forums on here before buying it and everything was pointing towards the battery being weak or the kessy module having bad...
  14. RNS-850, Kessy: Linked?

    Mobile Electronics and In Car Entertainment
    RNS-850, KESSY, antitheft system: Linked? Anyone know if swapping a module out in the 850, or if the 850 is replaced entirely, does it affect the vehicle antitheft system or KESSY? I searched, can't find anything directly connecting KESSY and the 850... I guess the 2nd question is, can the...
  15. 2004 V8 Cranks but Will not start NEEED HELP BAD!!!

    General Maintenance & Repair
    So, a couple of weeks ago, I bought a new key because I only got one key when I bought this car used a while back. In any case, the battery was dying on the key and the buttons were wearing out. I bought a new key and had them both programmed. I planned on using the new key daily and the old one...
  16. Hide a Kessy key next to the car when surfing.

    General Maintenance & Repair
    I am new to this forum, with a 2011 US spec Tdi Exec. I have performed a preliminary search to see if there is an answer to this, but drew a blank. In California, I surf. A lot. Normally, I would keep a wet / hard key in my wetsuit or in the leg rope, but my TDi has full Kessy. So far I have...
  17. Keyless Start Issues

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Hey guys, A few months ago I bought Spockat's keyless start for my Touareg which already had keyless entry. Everything worked fine until recently when suddenly I wasn't able to start the engine with the button anymore. I can enter the car with the keys in my pocket, so the kessy unit still...
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