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


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?


The brake,s may be siezed up from setting,


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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