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The master control on the drivers side for my windows will…

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The master control on...

The master control on the drivers side for my windows will not work for my front windows and will only put my back windows down not up sunroof still works fine and drivers side locking mechanism... all windows except drivers go up and down with their own switches... I tried replacing the switch... to no avail and now am wondering what else it could be. The harness looks good

Mechanic's Assistant: Is this your first time dealing with this issue?

Yes

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your VW?

2009 passat comfort komfort 2.0 t

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Passat yourself? What have you tried so far?

I told you I replaced the master switch for the windows on the drivers side

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

That's it ok\

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VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 2 months ago
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I do need a vin # of the vehicle to get the factory information to assist!!

thanks

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
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VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 2 months ago

would you have VAG COM scan tool?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I do
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
It doesn’t show anything though
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 2 months ago

can you run run full scan and post log here please?

thanks

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
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VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 2 months ago

ok with your vag com you get to the opening screen

then you select autoscan

then select what kind of car you have and run the autoscan

then after that there will be a log of all modules and codes .

i need that list!!

thanks

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
im done I am just waitingfor it to load on this website
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 2 months ago

ok!!

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
here it goes
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
there is something on there about the driver door electronics... nevermind the immobilzer that's just the dumb key fob for the car and my rear tire needs air but oddly enough I am getting some code for the door...
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 2 months ago

i see that !!

open the door and then the boot that has the wiring from the body to the door peel that back and see if you have any broken wires

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Which boot?
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Like u want me to take the door apart?
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Nvm I just re read what u typed
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I get it
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 2 months ago

be careful not to destroy the boot if not done correctly it will leak water in the car!!

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
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VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 2 months ago

yes sir disconnect the boot from the body then the connector and then see if there are any wires that are chaffed or broken inside the boot!!

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Now that u have completely freaked me out... lol how do I remove it properly?
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 2 months ago

from the top press down on the tab and then pull the top back .

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
No exposed wires or nothin
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 2 months ago

look further inside the boot about 2-3 inches in .

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
It says something about the regulator switch I’m guessing that’s all part of the wiring in the boot? Another thing is this happened after it got wet from rain
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 2 months ago

ok lets do this .

you will need to pop the cap off the drivers door to expose the lock cylinder then from the remote remove the key blade and then close the door and lock the door with the key blade and hold do all the windows close?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Even when I had the car coded to open and close the window from the remote it didn’t work
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Thats what u mean right hold the locking button on my remote and see if the windows will close?
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Not only that when I pull the window button up for the driver side you can hear it click like the window is clicking into place but nothing happens on the reverse I think if I got it down it would go up I just can’t get it down
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 2 months ago

ok i said the key blade manually in the drivers door lock cylinder. pop the trim cap off to expose!!

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Alright it’s 1030 in Philly I will get the door apart tomorrow but I have a plastic key blade
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Just so u know it’s the key blade that goes in the fob not the one that folds into it I start the car with the fob
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 2 months ago

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OECOoNYZXmk

please see above link to give you a better idea what you have to do!!

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I was wondering what that notch was for I’ll try it in the morning let you know how it goes... what’s ur time zone so I don’t piss u off
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 2 months ago
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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Ok so I did just what u told me and made sure the back windows were down when I did it. The windows do not go up when I lock it manually from the key blade and hold it
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Good morning by the way lol
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 2 months ago

not even one window? did you turn it the correct way ?try the other way

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I tried both ways
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 2 months ago

all doors closed correct?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Yessir
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Not one window... so now I’m on to taking the door panel off but I gotta get a pry bar... figures out of all the tools I have I don’t have an effin pry bar
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 2 months ago

either then you have a window motor or the door latch is the issue but you recoded the module i need you to recode back where it was before!!

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I did that last night before I ran the scan cuz I don’t like recoding it any way and since it didn’t work I just put it back
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 2 months ago

ok does the remote lock the drivers door?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Yea it locks all of them
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
engages the alarm
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
It also unlocks and disengages the alarm lol just saving a step
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 2 months ago

that is weird the windows should go open and closed with the key . how long did you hold?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
About 30 seconds
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 2 months ago

let me ask this is there any resistance on the lock cylinder while turning?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Not really it turns smoothly
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 2 months ago

i bet you can turn the key full 360 correct?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
No it stops 180 that’s where I held it
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Parallel to the ground
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 2 months ago

leads me to the window motor/module then !!

there are different variations of the module and may have to be coded so recommend dealer on this !!

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Blah how can I tell?
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 2 months ago

lets try this scan tool on drivers module the do actuations and see if the window moves

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Ok I’m going to have to get back to u on that I’m out running errands for my daughter right now
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
How do I test the actuators go into module 42 and then what
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 2 months ago

actuations or output functions

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Ok cool yea I’ll do that as soon as I get home and then text back thank you
VW Mechanic: Wolfgang, VW Master Technician replied 2 months ago

ok

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