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Motor car electrical fault

I have VW Passat S TDI Estate (Feb 2004). For the last two days, the 'luggage compartment open' (tailgate) indicator light has stayed on, even though all 5 doors are firmly shut. Also, during same period, the alarm horn has sounded for perhaps 30 seconds for no reason on at least three random occasions. I suspect these faults are connected - any ideas, please, of the reason and any suggestions for remedy (preferably DIY)?

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You are right they are connected check the rear catch for any broken wires but normally the micro switch breaks and sets the alarm off

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