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2012 Volkswagen Passat S 4dr Sedan 2.5L Manual PZEV

2012 Volkswagen Passat
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sdn, Mid-Size
21 (Est) mpg city / 32 (Est) mpg hwy
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January 5, 2011, 7:04 am

Jon M
 

Question: I can't open the rear hatch with remote?

I can't unlock rear hatch with remote, but i can unlock the doors. a message on dash board states lodgage door open eventhough it's not.


January 5, 2011, 5:18 pm

Elizabeth K
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Sounds like a wiring or sensor problem in the luggage door latch is telling the car the door is already open. Fixing that improper message will likely resolve the unlocking issue. You can try the last suggestion on this forum:
http://www.volkswagondeals.co.uk/passat/how-do-i-turn-off-the-lugguage-compartment-open-warning-message-in-my-2001-vw-passat-tdi-estate/

If that isn't helpful, check the wiring associated with the latch in the door.


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