Question about 1997 Volkswagen Passat

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Windows opening When i lock my car all the windows open.

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  • gyopar79 Sep 02, 2008

    I recently bought a Passat 1.8 1997 and teh remote control didnt seemd to be working,I couldnt lock the car just only from the boot or passanger side.Fair enough.But it started to unlock itself and open all the windows in the same time!Its just realy a pain and cant leave the car withouth worrying whats gonna happen with it.

    Can you help me resolving my prob.We live in the UK.

  • burtp Mar 27, 2009

    I have the same problem on my 98 passat. When I need to leave the car, I turn off the engine, I locked the car from the outside (I only have one key and no remote) then I will come back and all my windows are down. I can roll them up again when I start the car but the windows roll down when the engine is off. Help--I am a student with little money so I cannot pay the mechanic or dealer to fix. What should I do?



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No that dosent sound right he said they open when he locks car not rolls down. sounds like a problem in a sensor like its polarity is reversed.

Posted on Aug 07, 2008


Its probably because you keep the key turned for too long while locking the car.
turn the key to lock it and turn back again quickly.
It freaked me out the first time it happened me but once you get used to it, its not a big deal

Posted on Jul 30, 2008


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