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Vw beetle convertible 2006, power door lock on driver side

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Vw beetle convertible 2006, power door lock on driver side doesn't work. And window doesn't roll down quarter inch when open door
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Replaced window regulator motor, wiring harness, and door lock module
JA: Have you checked all the fuses? Do you have a wiring diagram?
Customer: Nope
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: I replaced the harness because the old one burnt out
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  Wolfgang replied 1 month ago.

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i do need some more information!!

i do need a vin # please .

was the vehicle in an accident in that area where you have the issue?

any water leaks?

do you have the old window motor ?

please let me know

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I don't have old window motor
No sign of water leak
No accident but looks like someone was working in this area before(and it was working perfect until it burnt(window motor chip/connector area)
Vin: 3vwpf31y36m309936
Expert:  Wolfgang replied 1 month ago.

ok you will need a digital volt meter and measure with the key on the red/white wire at the window motor to see if you have 12 volts to the fat brown wire in the same connector (disconnected)

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Voltage present
Expert:  Wolfgang replied 1 month ago.

ok how much ? if you used a test light how do you know what is the voltage ? need #'s please


Customer: replied 1 month ago.

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