2001 golf GTI boot indicator says open all the time when driving but its not and alarm keeps going off when I lock the car???
boot sensor says it is open but it is not. when you lock car alarm goes off
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look in boot space on the same side Rear fender where the fuel tank cap lid is located where the fuel tank cap is located exactly on the same side inside the boot you will find cable which unable you to operate or open the fuel tank cap lid mechanical from inside when you pull the cable it let's open the fuel tank cap from outside see for the instruction manual for more detail or just visit the nearest VW authorised service centre for hazel free driving do keep in writing for more queries
Hello, My 2000 2.0 Golf just recently had the same problem. I would feel the ABS pump working at certain times through the accelerator pedal. I found the right rear sensor failed the Bentley manual continuity test . After removing it I found it was pretty rusted. The sensor head is located inside the rear brake disc hub area and this probably explained this rust. The rust probably worked its way into the sensor body where you can't clean it and thus the resistance value went above specification. I ordered mine through Autohaus and cost me just over $50.00 for both rear sensors. Even though my drivers side was good I replaced it at the same time. The ABS light hasn't been on for 4 days now..
You probably have a faulty door,boot or bonnet lock.If you put the inside light switch to the setting for the light to come on when the doors are open,close all the doors and see if the light goes off.If your model golf has a display on the dash,it shuold tell you which door is open.It could also be a faulty interior sensor or a faulty alarm horn.A diagnostic machine will be able to tell you which was the last alarm activation.
The micro-switch is fitted inthe lock of the tailgate.Try opening the tailgate and manually close the lock and see if the boot light and the dash indicater light go off,if not,replace boot lock.If the lights go off,tailgate not closing properly,adjust the boot lock catch.Good luck