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Hello - 2006 Jetta TDI - 4 door. -After hitting a large rock (undercarriage) the emergency brake light came on and won't turn off even though the e-brake is not on. -The door ajar alarm comes on over 10 km/h and goes off after about 4 minutes of continuous driving, however when the car starts from stopped it comes on again. The air bag light has also come on. The daytime running lights do not come on, the drivers door lock sticks when opened with the key fob, and the door will not catch when closing unless the vehicle is started. Took it to VW - they suggested changing the wiring harness in drivers door. This was done. This reset the airbag light, however this is the only thing that has changed. VW mechanic advised to check the battery voltage. This was done and the battery is in great shape. no problems. Unknown where to go with this next?!

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    will check that but looking for a more detailed answer....

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If you have full coverage insurance take the car in to a body shop for an estimate

It maybe more than you can repair yourself

Accidents such as this one are hair pullers to figure out on your own and expensive
paying the deductable may be well worth it

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CHECK AREA WHERE THE ROCK HIT.SOUND LIKE ROCK MANGLED CUT OR DAMAGED SOME OF THE ELECTRICAL WIRES.

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