Hi my wife has a vw bora and when she presses the cetral locking button on her key only three doors open one of the rear doors stays locked it doesnt open when you press the central locking on drivers door and it doesnt open manually thanks for any advise offered
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Re: vw bora central locking
I would check the electrical wiring connector that connects to the B Pillar (the structure between the front and back doors looking for a pinched wire. If you move the rummer boot around a bit I think you can get a pretty good look at the wires and you will be looking for one that might be dangling loose. If this sort of thing isn't really up your alley a trip to the dealer may be in order.
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This worked for me on 2008 Mk5 Golf, after the rear passenger door would not open fro outside or inside.
Hold the inside door latch open and keep it extended, then with the key fob open and close the door locks (still holding the inside latch open). Keep locking and unlocking the door, then it made a kluck and it released.
probably the door switch which senses if the drivers door is actually closed if the micro door switch is damaged then it is not seeing that the door is closed,check that out if not that you will need a vag scanner or something similar to get into the central locking module,let me know how you do peace
turn key twice when opening, ie turn right. once drivers door will unlock, turn twice passengers doors will unlock, and locking is turn anti clock wise once will lock all doors, turn twice will set door dead locks.dead locks will stop openand lock internal button working and handle from opening door. the same actions can be applied to the remote one press drivers door, two press passenger doors, press and hold unlock button for 5 seconds and rear window will open.
stick key in driver door lock and unlock it. If that works, now see if the remote will unlock the door or doors..i remember reading in an owners manual once where you can program which doors open and close by they way you press and hold down the two main buttons, also after a battery change in the remote, i think, but not sure, i did this on a blazar i once owned... the owners manual said, that you had to be within 20 feet and press and hold down both buttons till it makes the arming sound.... Can i get some feedback cause im curious..thanks.
Synchronization When Key buttons operated repeatedly while vehicle out of range and system becomes inoperative. How Polo: Press key unlock button for approximately 1 second. Golf/Bora: Press key lock or unlock button for approximately 1 second. Manually lock or unlock vehicle. System should now lock or unlock vehicle. If not, carry out programming procedure. Programming When Key added or replaced. System malfunction. How - Polo Keys can only be programmed using diagnostic equipment. NOTE: A maximum of 4 keys can be programmed. How - Golf/Bora 98MY Keys can only be programmed using diagnostic equipment. NOTE: A maximum of 4 keys can be programmed. How - Golf/Bora 99MY
Switch ignition ON. Insert key to be programmed into driver's door lock. Lock vehicle manually. Press lock or unlock button. Wait at least 1 second. Press lock or unlock button again. Vehicle horn sounds to indicate correct programming. Keys can also be programmed using diagnostic equipment. NOTE: A maximum of 4 keys can be programmed.
this could be due to the fact that the boot locking mechanisim may not be responding to the central locking servo it could be a fuse or relay or maybe even to do with the wireing hope it helps but i suggest that you take it to a garage because it can be a number of things and volkswagen should know if there is a common fault with this get in contact with them
Try disconnecting the cars battery for a few minutes.Remember to have your radio code handy as it will go into safe mode.This should reset your convienience control unit[central locking] and it should operate as normal..good luck
Maybe you can try this procedure to resyn your key. Initialization Procedure.
1. Open central locking system using the car key. 2. Get into the car and close all doors. 3. Using the car key, switch the ignition lock briefly to position "1" and then switch off again. (Please do this switching within 5 seconds or otherwise the system is not ready for initialization. 4. At the remote control key. Press the "OPEN" key (->) and keep holding. 5. When holding the "OPEN" key, press the "LOCK" button three time. 6. After pressing the "LOCK" button 3 times, release the "OPEN" button. 7. If the initialization process is sucessful, the door will lock and unlock immediately to confirm the process.
i had the same problem and i fixed it yesterday. you will have to strip the door down and remove the central locking unit. expect about a 3-4 hour job (at least). check this site out taligentx.com: Passat - Door Lock Mechanism Repair. its **** hot. mine had rotted inside, i tried to resolder it but it was to corroded i ended up soldering wires to the circuit board and splicing the into the loom on the door.(bit of a botch but it works great) you can get a second hand unit if you cant fix it for about £50/£60 or pay a garage about £300 to do it. believe me it was worth about 4hrs and gettin peed off to save the money. hope this helps. emptyed : )