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Driver door widow will not work with inside switch passenger side ok driver side onlyworks with key when locking and un locking 1999 vw beetle help please

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These switches have a history of wearing out early. Inside switch needs to be replaced. Just pop it out but it is $$$$.

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try taking apart and cleanig all contacts first. make sure you are getting power to switch. Sounds more switches are going bad. They usually last about 5 to 7 years before they start going out.

Posted on Jun 11, 2008

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SOURCE: None of the driver's side

I had the same exact problem.

I had bought the door lock and window control unit that goes in the drivers front door from a junk yard and replaced it.

Now I can lock and unlock the doors from the drivers side. Also, now all of the passangers can control their windows as long as the window lock is not turned on from the drivers door.

I am not sure what the actual drivers side window control unit is called. You do not have to unscrew anything to get to the unit out. The plastic piece it sits in just pops out. Then you remove it from the plastic piece and use the "wire connecter clip" to unplug the old unit and plug in the new unit.

Posted on Jan 13, 2009

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SOURCE: 2001 vw beetle window and door lock will not work

Hi Rachel . It sounds like the plug on the drivers window motor (Which is also the ecu for that door) has come off or is loose . This will stop the cdl working as well . Regards VW Audi tech

Posted on Jan 20, 2009

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SOURCE: my car key is stuck in the driver's side door (VW new Beetle).

I assume you have tried juggling and turn ing the key and pulling all at once>>> Type in the security code for the auto locks on the driver door panel it should release the security device in the lock that holds on to fradulent keys (some models have this some dont) if this doesnt work , try unlocing and locking the door using the controls in the car and pulling on the key to try and remove, if the key wont trun any directions remove door panel locate the locking mechinism and use a flat head screw drivce to turn the lil dial o nthe back side to and try to remove the key.. If none of these work, pull really hard straight back dont bend key on lock as it will break off!! becarefull and goold luck.....
hope this will fix'ya

Posted on May 19, 2009

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SOURCE: how do you remove driver side door panel 1999 vw

On the inside trim, you can remove screws that are by the door handle, arm rest, under door and side of door and then gently pull back on the panel as there will also be retaining clips attached and you don't want to break them. You'll need to lift the door panel upwards in order to get it off the window ledge. Then you'll need to manipulate the panel and disconnect the door handle linkage from the door handle and disconnect the wiring for your controls.

Posted on Oct 13, 2009

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