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Everything working fine one evening, then the next morning can’t unlock trunk. Also heated seats, entertainment system, rear signals, rear defrost, fuel level gauge and seatbelt extender all stop functioning. Airbag warning and emissions warning stay on.
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battery may be going south. car will shut down non essential systems if the battery is dying.
 

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Had very similar issues. My battery was ok, it turned out to be an oxidised connection of the earth strap (chassis end) preventing it from recharging properly. Voltage drop would cause cascading errors, dash used to light up like a Christmas tree. Hope it’s an easy fix.


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Had very similar issues. My battery was ok, it turned out to be an oxidised connection of the earth strap (chassis end) preventing it from recharging properly. Voltage drop would cause cascading errors, dash used to light up like a Christmas tree. Hope it’s an easy fix.


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Thank you I hope so too.


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Just to wrap this issue up, I took it to the dealership yesterday and they diagnosed the problem as a failed vehicle control module (VCM).
Has to be ordered from Germany, delivered here to Halifax.
Very fortunate that I have 1 more month in my warranty and this will be covered.
They gave me a loaner vehicle for the 2 weeks it will take to ship the VCM, as I was advised not to drive my vehicle since the safety features are not functioning.


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