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All accessories do not shut off in 2003 VW Jetta

After raking key out, opening door, closing door, and arming alarm - Windows and radio still are on and functioning. Used to not be like this! Everything would cease to work after the key was out of the ignition and a door was opened to break the circuit. I just drove another VW and it worked right...Is there something that I can do to get this fdunction back?

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Does it make a difference if you open the other door? I am thinking that the door light switch may be sticky......check the other door.....

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