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central locking strange issue- drivers door

Postby Asus1987 » Wed Feb 13, 2019 8:39 pm

So i think unrelated but the other day i did a firmware update on the headunit to 5238 , all working fine, just the maps to update now

however today go to the car, press unlock, cant open drivers door,
wind window down with button, open drivers door from inside all ok,

drive to work, get out, lock car, press unlock- same again cant open door from outside, from inside fine,
open door, close door, dont lock car, can open door from outside, so it doesnt seem to be something thats loose, seems something is not sending a unlock signal to the door, ( window all drops as normal)
anyone come accross this, ideas etc?
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Re: central locking strange issue- drivers door

Postby a4gee » Wed Feb 13, 2019 9:04 pm

How weird is this, mine has also started doing this in the last 2 weeks!!
Looking on pistonheads, I found a link to a Passat which were famed for it.
They said you could be lucky at hit (with a soft hammer) the black screws on the door elbow (where the lock is when you open the door and view from the side)

It worked with me but sadly the fault has returned. I think it`ll need a part or at least the door card to come off to see if something is in the way? (doubtful)
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Re: central locking strange issue- drivers door

Postby Asus1987 » Wed Feb 13, 2019 10:15 pm

out of intrest can you unlock yours with the key in the door ( as mine still doesnt)
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Re: central locking strange issue- drivers door

Postby a4gee » Thu Feb 14, 2019 11:52 am

No it won’t open with the key. Definitely sane issue. I think it’s a new control unit require :(
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Re: central locking strange issue- drivers door

Postby Asus1987 » Thu Feb 14, 2019 3:18 pm

are you thinking the latch or a different part?

i have asked a friend at TPS who is asking one of the VW technitions he knows if there is a common cause or somewhere to start.
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Re: central locking strange issue- drivers door

Postby a4gee » Thu Feb 14, 2019 10:37 pm

Brilliant hope he can tell us.
I’m thinking it’s the catch. Chances are it’ll be expensive. Really weird how you’ve just had the same issue.
Surely others must have?
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