Latches/locks/linkage Problems of Volkswagen Golf

Volkswagen Golf owners have reported 21 latches/locks/linkage related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 4 most common latches/locks/linkage problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's hood latch (10 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's door latch (9 problems). For details of each of the problem category, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Latches/locks/linkage related problems of Volkswagen Golf

  Recently reported Latches/locks/linkage problems of Volkswagen Golf

The Hood Latch problem

The contact owns a 2006 Volkswagen Golf. While driving approximately 55 mph, the hood of the vehicle unlatched without warning and shattered the windshield. The contact took the vehicle to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the windshield, hood, and other unknown components needed to be   Read details...

The Door Latch problem

Possible to remove entire door lock core without setting off the car alarm in vw Golf.   Read details...

The Trunk Lid Lock problem

Multiple problems included: malfunction indicator lamp on, vehicle cut off, trunk switch fell out, driver door lock inoperative, fuel gauge inoperative, engine rattle. Multiple replacements - camshaft sensor, trunk switch, power door locks, fuel lines installed, fuel sender unit, timing belt and   Read details...

The Latches/locks/linkage problem

We own a vw Golf . We have an 18 month old. When my wife stops driving her car and gets out of the car and closes the driver's door the car will automatically lock about two thirds of the time. This happens whether her keys are in the ignition or not.   Read details...

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