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Horn does not sound when locked

When my son locks his doors the secondary horn used to honk. I has since quit. The driver's door does not appear to be locked. How can I fix this myself.

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This is a 'programed' option. If you look in your owners manual it might tell you how to re-actuate this option....in my car I have to hold the lock button down until the horn goes off, then unlock and when I lock it beeps. If this doesn't help, call the folks at VW and they should be able to assist you. P. Ford

Posted on Jan 10, 2013

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SOURCE: Driver side door lock stopped working

sounds like the lock motor is locked up or probably broken connectors yo have to open the door panel to check this out.

Posted on Nov 14, 2008

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SOURCE: 2006 Jetta TDI. Drivers door

I had what sounds like the same problem on a 2001 GTI VR6 and found that the solder joints on the driver's side door lock module were cracked. I removed the module and resoldered the joints. This corrected the remote functions, key in and lights on dinging and dome lights lighting when the door is opened. Still working on correcting the power mirrors but everything else is working again.

This URL has excellent instructions for removing the module. http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=1015107

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SOURCE: all power door locks lock except the driver side front door

On my jetta, if you don't lock the doors with the remote then all doors lock except the drivers door. try this
1. closing all doors walk around to the passenger door.
2.open the door, using the button on the passenger door, lock the doors.

I had this happen to me on my jetta and found you could lock all the doors if you did'nt use the drivers door or you locked using the remote. They did this to keep the driver from locking the keys in the car. I hope this worked for you

Posted on Jan 22, 2009

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SOURCE: door lock 2004 jetta wagen

If remote locks and unlocks driver door but does not unlock passenger doors,then follow the advice above:
Get in the car using the key to unlock the doors. From the passenger side lock and unlock your doors using the button on the passenger door. Get out and the remote should now unlock all the doors with 2 presses.
Worked perfectly for me after several other suggestions (and dealer) failed.

Posted on Jan 27, 2009

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SOURCE: Driver's door won't lock remotely after driving.

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Posted on Feb 15, 2009

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