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When I lock my door with my finger on the door handle it locks, when I push it again it is supposed to activate the alarm. it does not do that anymore. How do I fix this?
How long have you had this problem? 1 week
Since Aug. 2013 I have had three new batteries in my vehicle. The dealer keeps saying it is the two way remote system that was installed in my vehicle that could be causing the problem. This vehicle was purchased from a VW dealer and was pre owned.
The day I went to test drive it the sales person could not get the VW remote to open the door, they had to manually open the door and the vehicle would not start, they had to give it a boost, then it started right away. Then we went for a test drive, came back and said "I will think about it". Next day I returned and wanted to test drive it again, again it would not start, it had to be boosted. After an other test drive, I said "I liked the vehicle, but was concerned about it not starting", I was told that they would put in a brand new battery, so I bought the vehicle. The first battery lasted about 16 months, the second battery (AGM battery) lasted about 25 months and the third battery is still working at the moment. These batteries die in the Winter time when it's cold. I think something must be draining the battery, even these days it's warm and the interior lights do no always come on when I turn off the ignition or take out the key, they do come on when I open the door. In the Winter time I do not have time to get my key in to the ignition before the interior lights turn off. Checking on the internet I found one person saying that the EVL MODULE DREW DOWN THE BATTERY AND THE VEHICLE WOULD NOT START. IT WAS FIXED WITH A SOFTWARE UPDATE. I have mentioned this to my dealer, and they say they don't know what the EVL module is, there suggestion was to put a solar panel on the dash and plug it in to the lighter socket in the Winter, and they would re wire the socket so that it would be live when the vehicle is off. Not the best solution, I hope you are able to come up with a better solution for my dilemma!
Bye for now,

Derek Munro
519-824-1429
What seems to make the problem better or worse? It's worse in the Winter time
How long have you had this problem? Since 2013
I have been hearing a chirping sound coming from the back axle, it happens at various speeds, but mostly on highways when I do above 100 Km/h. I thought it was the brakes, so I took the car to the local VW dealer, they told me the brakes were fine, that I had still 50% of my brake capacity left. They said that sound could be the rotor. Usually the cabin is very quiet, but this chirping noise makes the radio hard to listen to. I'm looking for a second opinion on this matter. Thx
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change battery now car wont start and parking brake malfunction light came on
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Every time I turn my car off it makes weird loud rushing noises.
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