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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: 99 passat doors don't lock right
Fixed it! Four broken wires which had corroded through because of water getting in. Reconnected with suitable wires = all works again! The wires are near the control unit under the LH floor. You will see tell-tale blue corrosion from copper wires seaping through the insulation tape.
Posted on Apr 09, 2009
you need to remove the trim cover on the inside of the trunk lid. it sounds like the solenoid is jamming. the solenoid should flick out against a lever that will release the trunk lid and then return back again within a split second. if it stays out then it is jamming, and thus holding the truncks locking mechanism open.
the solenoid may also jam shut and therefor not release the lock. if you can see this happening then replace the solenoid.
Posted on Nov 10, 2009
It is most likely the socket itself. Quite often I have seen corrosion build up and prevent it from conducting electricity. I would check behind the socked at the connections to see if there is power there. Or check at the breaker box for power at the fuse. Hope this helps!
Posted on Jul 30, 2010
This sounds like a bad control or broken wire inside the door, you will need to remove the door panel and check for broken wires, also remove the controls and make sure all connectors are connected good and tight, this is where i would start also just check all of the fuses.
Posted on Sep 23, 2010
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