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How to stop door ajar and lights on beeper in vw beetle

My door ajar beeper sounds while driving. Also when you turn the lights on the beeper turns to a constant, irritating beep. There aren't any door ajar lights on at all. What is the problem and what can we do without spending a lot of money. Please help.

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Try resetting the computer. Take the negative battery cable off, wait 5-10 minutes then put it back on.

Posted on Dec 04, 2012

  • T Leonard Dec 04, 2012

    I will try that. The battery has actually been replaced recently so the cables were off and it did it before that. Any other recommendations if that doesn't work?

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The problem you are experiencing is the drivers side interior light switch is not working. This is usually found in the door latch on later model cars and usually requires the complete latch mechanism changing. However it would pay to check that your car doesn't have a pin switch fitted in the pillar.Unfortunately I think you have the former.

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SOURCE: How do I remove the door panel on my 2003 VW Beetle?

Disconnect your negative battery cable. Locate and remove the screws that hold your interior door handles in place (they may be hidden by snap in, or snap on clips). Remove the interior door handles, then disconnect the wire clips to the switches. Your panel is held in place by snap in clips; use a small pry bar to pull them from the door (try to get as close to, or directly under the clips to prevent them from tearing out of the door panel). Once the clips are pulled, pull the panel upward to remove it from the door.
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SOURCE: Have a 2000 VW Beetle. The alarm won't turn off!

My 2000 Beetle does same thing (although not all the time). Just found an internet post that suggests there is a problem in the door lock sensor. I assume you are using a regular key - not
the keyless entry - like I am. He also said that you can disable the alarm (also disables the
keyless entry - which doesn't bother me) by leaving the front door AND the rear trunk open and
starting the car up. Seems to work so far. I will get the door lock sensor replaced and turn the
alarm system back on (not sure how yet), and let you know if that stops the problem.

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it would appear one of 2 things, the plug has come off the brake switch, {under dash} or the wire has been severed and is touching the body hence the light flashing and beeping. Only an inspection can resolve this issue. Good luck

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