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Door lock collapsed so cannot use key in drivers door

I have been having a problem recently where when I used the key to open the drivers side door it would be very loose and not always open the doors. After several turns most times it would unlock and the windows would all wind down. Then a few days later the doors unlocked but then I couldnt turn the key back and get it out of the lock.

Having called out the AA they managed to get the key out and informed me that the lock must have collapsed. Is this something that any garage can fix or will I have to take this to a VW dealer or VW specialist to get fixed?

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I would suggest that you find a locksmith that CAN do the work. at dealer prices, you will get beat up. or if you have a regular mechanic, see if he/she does that type of work. call AAA and see who they suggest in your area for a locksmith.

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