My 2017 VW Passat turns off when I open the door after a remote start. This seems kind of silly, given that I have the VW’s key in my pocket. After researching this issue to attempt to find a fix, I found that it’s not a defect but is actually by design. This prevents someone from remotely starting a car and a stranger driving off in the car that was already running. Why can’t it not simply detect the VW key in the driver’s pocket and not turn off? This is a minor complaint but it seems to be something that could be easily improved. I love the Volkswagen Passat but this pretty much negates the benefit of utilizing remote start. #VW #RemoteStart
VW Remote Start – Engine Turns Off When Door Opens Mystery
By IrixGuy|2017-10-22T09:43:22+00:00October 22nd, 2017|Categories: Car, HOW-TO, Tech, Tutorial|Tags: 2017 Volkswagen Passat SEL Premium remote start, automobile how-to, How to program Volkswagen Homelink, how to use VW remote start, Passat, Volkswagen, Volkswagen features, Volkswagen how-to videos, Volkswagen Q&A, Volkswagen questions, Volkswagen remote start engine turns off, Volkswagen remote start questions, Volkswagen tech, Volkswagen tutorial videos, VW remote start, VW remote start engine turns off, VW remote start troubleshooting, Why VW remote start engine turns off|Comments Off on VW Remote Start – Engine Turns Off When Door Opens Mystery
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