VW

Have Volkswagen Questions? Ask an Expert Now.

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Just rented a jetta se tsi. Key fob opened trunk at airport,

Customer Question
Just rented a jetta...

Just rented a jetta se tsi. Key fob opened trunk at airport, but won'the open now

Mechanic's Assistant: Sometimes things that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix with a VW. The VW Mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.

Just rented jetta se tsi at airport. Key fob opened trunk. Now at destination and neither og the two fobs will open trunk.

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?

Yes

Mechanic's Assistant: Great! What have you tried so far?

I don'the know what to try

Mechanic's Assistant: Is there anything else the VW Mechanic should be aware of about your VW?

No. It'said a rental (Avis) with about 7,300 miles

Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: VW
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own VW Question
Answered in 8 hours by:
3/10/2016
VW Mechanic: vwtech0405, VW Technician replied 2 years ago
vwtech0405
vwtech0405, VW Technician
Category: VW
Satisfied Customers: 11,170
Experience: VW Master Technician VW Certified
Verified

I can help you out , does the switch on the door wok ??

Ask Your Own VW Question
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I figured it out. I wasn't holding the button down lono enough. Thanks anyway.
VW Mechanic: vwtech0405, VW Technician replied 2 years ago

no problem

Ask Your Own VW Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a vw mechanicLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask vwnewton Your Own Question
vwnewton
vwnewton
vwnewton, VW Owner,ASE Master and L1 Advanced
Category: VW
Satisfied Customers: 307
307 Satisfied Customers
Experience: 25 years of VW obsession turned into a job, last 15 years as a VW Tech.

vwnewton is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry.

Stephanie PElm City, NC

used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future.

David L.Richmond, TX

9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much.

PhilMarysville, CA

Lurch. Thank you very much. I had real doubts about this website but your promptness of response, quick followup and to the point answer with picture was incredible.

CharlesWalnut Creek, CA

As a single woman, I really appreciate an excellent and affordable opinion.
Thank you Geordie, I will not hesitate to contact justanswer in the future!

SueCharleston, WV

Another great insight to what may be the problem. I will have my mechanic take a look at it tomorrow. Thanks again, Frank...you do indeed know your stuff.

JimCastleberry, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

vwnewton

vwnewton

VW Owner,ASE Master and L1 Advanced

307 satisfied customers

25 years of VW obsession turned into a job, last 15 years as a VW Tech.

VWDoc

VWDoc

Independent VW Shop owner

1,764 satisfied customers

20 years of experience working with VW's. Independent European shop owner and technician.

Martin

Martin

auto electrical

804 satisfied customers

South African Trade Diploma in Auto Electrical

Matt

Matt

Engineer

708 satisfied customers

Mechanical Engineer with 20 years experience in the auto industry, 8 yrs in formula 1 engine testing

Tim&#039;s Auto Repair

Tim's Auto Repair

mechanic

484 satisfied customers

Have owned a repair shop for 25 yrs.

Tim Mohr

Tim Mohr

ASE MASTER TECH

419 satisfied customers

30 YRS EXPERIENCE, FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC, GAS AND DEISEL

Chris(aka-Moose)

Chris(aka-Moose)

VW Technician

286 satisfied customers

16 years of experience

< Previous | Next >

Related VW Questions
2008 Jetta Wolfsburg. One door lock failed so I changed the
2008 Jetta Wolfsburg. One door lock failed so I changed the actuator. That door then worked but another one quit working. Within a few days the sunroof started opening on its own and now the trunk won… read more
Wolfgang
Wolfgang
11 satisfied customers
After three weeks i tried to open the VW touareg but cannot
Hi after three weeks i tried to open the VW touareg but cannot get with either fob or manual key ( not even with the cost hanger frim rhe window!). Changed battery in fob but still flashing red. Canno… read more
vwtech0405
vwtech0405
VW Technician
11,170 satisfied customers
The trunk on my 2010 Jetta TDI mostly will not open with the
The trunk on my 2010 Jetta TDI mostly will not open with the remote on the key fob or the lever inside the driver's door. Mysteriously, it will open occasionally, mostly when I take it to the dealersh… read more
Kevin
Kevin
workshop foreman /master tech/mot tester
1 satisfied customers
KEY LOCKED INSIDE BOOT. 52520KM NO FIRST TIME. 2009 JETTA
KEY LOCKED INSIDE BOOT JA: How many miles are on the car? Has this ever happened before? Customer: 52520KM NO FIRST TIME JA: What is the model/year of your VW? Customer: 2009 JETTA TSI JA: Are you fix… read more
Kevin
Kevin
workshop foreman /master tech/mot tester
1 satisfied customers
Volkswagen Jetta: friend stuck in middle of nowhere. she shut
friend stuck in middle of nowhere. she shut trunk on 2009 jetta and alarm set. fob doesn't work. can she turn off the alarm by inserting key in door and unlocking… read more
Eric
Eric
Auto Technician
589 satisfied customers
this jetta question is worth a min of $35 plus a possible bonus
this jetta question is worth a min of $35 plus a possible bonus (check my history ) for a vw dealer employed tech with at least 7 yrs exp, In my shop I have a2007 jetta vin 3VWRF71K77M029112 with 75 k… read more
vwtech0405
vwtech0405
VW Technician
11,170 satisfied customers
I have a 1999 VW Jetta and I recently replaced the battery
I have a 1999 VW Jetta and I recently replaced the battery in my key fob but now it won't work at all. Thanks for your help!… read more
Bosch2012
Bosch2012
4 satisfied customers
Volkswagen Jetta 2.0T: I took my 2006 Jetta in for service.
I took my 2006 Jetta in for service. In addition to the service, they installed a new mirror control knob in the driver's side door and they programmed new key fob/remotes for me. After picking up the… read more
Wolfgang
Wolfgang
11 satisfied customers
Hi again. The trunk on my 1999 VW Jetta wont open when I use
Hi again. The trunk on my 1999 VW Jetta won't open when I use my key fob. The trunk switch on the driver's side door does not illuminate but it still works to open the trunk. Do I need a new key fob? … read more
gomi_otaku
gomi_otaku
Auto Technician (dealership)
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,229 satisfied customers
98 VW Jetta: key fob..went dead..alarm..the car wont start
Hi... my daughters 98 VW Jetta key fob batteries went dead (she has two keys and fobs), she went to start up her car, the alarm now goes off and the car won't start. I replaced the two batteries in ea… read more
David
David
Shop Foreman / Lead Technician
ASE Master and L1+ VW Master Techni
2,315 satisfied customers
2002 Passat: battery died..my key FOB..passenger..work ok
My battery died and I got a newone for my 2002 Passat. Didn't lose my radio presets yet now my key FOB won't open the passenger doors. The electric doors work ok with the key and from the inside. Driv… read more
vwtech0405
vwtech0405
VW Technician
11,170 satisfied customers
2003 Golf TDI: key fob does not work properly..how to unlock the doors
I just bought a 2003 Golf TDI and the key fob does not work properly. There are two buttons, both of which lock the doors, but neither seems to open the doors. Can someone please tell which button is … read more
00-06 Vw Guy
00-06 Vw Guy
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2 satisfied customers
2005VWJetta: wagon..keyfob..light comes..the door locks on the car
Hi, my 2005 VW Jetta wagon will not lock/unlock using the key fob. I replaced the battery and the red light comes on when I push the lock or unlock button but nothing happens to the door locks on the … read more
vanagonman
vanagonman
President
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
178 satisfied customers
Jetta: How heavy/big of an enclosed trailer can I pull..TDI
How heavy/big of an enclosed trailer can I pull with my Jetta? It's a 2001 TDI, standard. Also, I don't have a hitch installed - so what kind of hitch should I get? (I am moving from PA to British Col… read more
vanagonman
vanagonman
President
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
178 satisfied customers
My 2000 VW Jetta trunk is stuck closed, the trunk release on
My 2000 VW Jetta trunk is stuck closed, the trunk release on the door and on my key will not open the trunk is their a trick or another trunk release that I don't know of? I here it trying to open whe… read more
Anthony
Anthony
Master Automobile Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
8,789 satisfied customers
2002 VW Jetta: my key fob to open trunk..sat..electrical..door locks
2002 VW Jetta, car went completely dead, I used my key fob to open trunk, then when I sat in car to start, all electrical was shut down, auto door locks, lights, digital dash, etc.… read more
David
David
Shop Foreman / Lead Technician
ASE Master and L1+ VW Master Techni
2,315 satisfied customers
Jetta TDI: baught..unlocked..trunk opened by the remote key
I just baught a 02 Jetta TDI, I got two keys, one is programed correctlly and can be locked and unlocked, and trunk opened by the remote key, the 2nd one is not programed, how do I program it?… read more
Danny
Danny
Owner, lead mechanic
High School or GED
3,963 satisfied customers
2000 vw jetta: his key. it locks the doors, but wont open them
A friend of mine can not get into his 2000 vw jetta r6 with his key. it locks the doors, but won't open them. any suggestions?… read more
Danny
Danny
Owner, lead mechanic
High School or GED
3,963 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x