Volkswagen Touran Door lock

2008 Volkswagen Touran Problem

CarVolkswagen Touran 1.9
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Intermittent front passenger side door lock faulty.
This door will only open after several attempts after using the central locking system.
All other doors unlock without any problems.
Problem Category
Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights

Solution 1
STONE-EGG. | Driver | Since: Feb 2019 | Posts: 0 | Fixes: 1 | View Garage
Suggested Solution

HI , if the door lock internals are like those on my old Golf then remove the lock and dismantle and clean . And whilst yo are at it check on the little spade / paddle thing that actually turns the mechanism to open the door . I found on the Golf ( i had a similar problem to yours that got worse then would not open at all ) it's a rather shoddy poorly cast thing that i think is a built-in fault. We all know how much VW parts can cost , and as on the whole VW's are very reliable . So when i saw the state of that one ( important ) part i thought it had to have been built to fail , as the rest of the lock is of good quality . . phew that was a long one . Good luck.

Posted on Wednesday 27th of March 2019
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Solution 2
whittingehame | Legend | Since: Oct 2009 | Posts: 444 | Fixes: 11985 | View Garage
Suggested Solution

Usually a good spray with WD40 on the lock assembly / linkage cures a multitude of faults .

Posted on Wednesday 27th of March 2019
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