My 1997 vw golf has been parked and not started in 2years I tried to move it when battery was dead,and couldn't be pushed while in neutral. It acts like the emergency brake is on???HELP PLEASE!

Asked by Jul 28, 2017 at 05:10 PM about the 1997 Volkswagen Golf

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Just tryin to get my baby runnin again!

3 Answers

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I know that this is a silly question, but have you installed a new battery and tried to start the engine? Also, have you checked the oil level?

74,005

The brake,s may be siezed up from setting,

2,070

try tapping the rear lugnuts, with a hammer, that might free up the rear drum brakes, so you can roll it

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