steve heimbuch: VW acknowledged this as a big problem but no recall? Mine took a crap yesterday,all problems as above, luckily only have 40,000 miles so hopefully they can compensate when I call tomorrow, those Nazi freaks!
Miguel Gil: You can put the driver side window down manually by using the key. Insert the key into the door. Turning it left twice (as if wanting to unlock the car. At the second time you turn, hold that position until the window rolls down. This will bring down the windows of the car. Just to let the hot air inside out.
To bring it back up do the same step manually. but this time turn right as if you wanted to lock the car
John Doe: My 2006 Jetta (really a late '05) started acting ike this too. First my driver door refuses to lock but door ajar not always showing. Now, I open the drivers door and all the windows open. I feel as if I have disconnected wires in there that get shorted. This morning my battery charge was low. Which fuses should I pull to totally cut power to that door? Or is there enough space to disconnect the wiring harness and still be able to close the door? I am thinking that I will have less problems if I pulled the correct fuse(s) but the cover for my fuse panel has no diagrams.
CainPire: This causes more problems than what the TSB states. When the power is cut off from the door and you are inside, when you get out you better take the key with you. The car's auto-lock feature will not sense that the door was opened and will automatically lock you out of the car. This happened twice to my wife. I repaired it temporarily by soldering in extensions just to get by until the class action forces VW to replace them. I called and they want $600/door to replace them. I'll wait! ;-)
djjoep100: i need to fix my 2006 vw jetta to the wire harness
Michael Vavricka: where did you get this piece of paper from? i am looking online and unable to find this TSB article. I am having the same issue on my 2006 vw jetta.
Elizabeth Hernandez: I have a 2006 VW Jetta, I have had the car for almost 6 years and i have gone to VW so many times to get it fixed because my windows werent going down, the alarm would go off, my car didnt turn on once and it was the key they said. They have replaced so many wires from my trunk to the windows, my trunk couldnt open as well. They have fixed it so many time, the car is nice, but it has so many issues!
CainPire: Also, there is a group of lawyers in the US that is preparing a class action for this. Just send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, and he will forward your email address to them. The class action in Canada against Volkswagen was a success, so I would expect them to win.
CainPire: Anybody that wants to tackle the problem themselves, can use a forum instruction on how to do it. It's located on MyTurboDiesel,com. Just search for "wiring-harness-vw-jetta-repair". I just did my wife's car last night, and although it was a complete pain in the arse, it's possible. You'll want to solder in some new wire pieces rather than crimp them in. It's the only way given the small amount of space. Remove door skin too
I don't know who wrote it, but if they're reading this THANKS A MILLION
Bengali Boi: VW's are the worst cars for electric faults! My driver side door doesn't lock, drivers side window controls don't work etc etc etc hate VW.....
Eric Cosner: Awesome. My door lock hasn't worked in years but recently all the other problems occurred including the not being able to open the gas cap. I'm down to 10 miles left until I need gas. Thanks so much for the excellent illustration of where the problem is located and confirmation on being able to open the gas cap from the trunk.
Melvin Alfaro: i fixed mine for only 10$....lol...same issue...
sonriks2: It is nation wide Christine
sonriks2: Send me am email at email@example.com to send you the lawyer's info
Christine Cresmer: does this class action lawsuit include wa state
Christine Cresmer: this crap has happend to my car over the summer!!!!!
kaleb skaggs: This crap just happened to me. No recall? Wtf?
sonriks2: Contact Jean Pierre attorney for details on the class action lawsuit: firstname.lastname@example.org
sonriks2: This happened to me too and no help or response from the manufacturer yet! Great video!
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