DO NOT DISCONNECT THE BATTERY!
Volkswagen designed things in to cost unsuspecting owners lots of money from doing things like that. It might not start. If it does, it won't come out of park or off idle. You'll have to drag it skidding onto a flatbed truck for a very expensive trip to the dealer to have some computers unlocked. If you are going to risk replacing the battery yourself, use a memory-saver device. If you have one that plugs into the cigarette lighter, be sure it works with the ignition switch off. I would also connect a battery charger on the lowest setting for added safety.
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Wednesday, November 7th, 2012 AT 8:21 PM