Door lock
2008 Volkswagen Touran 1.9

[email protected]
1 points

Problem added: Mar 27, 2019 (2 years ago)
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.

Car details
Car: Volkswagen Touran
Variant: 1.9
Model Year: 2008
Category: Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights
Replies and Fixes
5 points

Mar 27, 2019 (2 years ago)
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.
20,220 points

Mar 27, 2019 (2 years ago)
Usually a good spray with WD40 on the lock assembly / linkage cures a multitude of faults .

This problem is archived

If you're having a similar problem please click below to re-post this problem, you can then customise it to suit your situation.

Options for fixing the problem

Fix the problem yourself

If you need parts to do the job head over to Euro Car Parts to find the parts you need.

  • Free UK Delivery
  • 365 Day Returns
  • Free Click and Collect
Find a Local Mechanic

Use our AutoInsider Find A Specialist search, find garages and mobile mechanics near you.

Simply enter your postcode, select the required specialist areas and view your results.

AutoInsider AI Robot picture

You might find these links to parts and similar problems helpful in solving this problem.

Helpful & Related Links
Click to see a list of Volkswagen Touran Recalls
Parts mentioned on this page

More Problems
See more Volkswagen Touran Problems
Having a problem with your Volkswagen Touran?

Tell us about your Touran problem

On Social Media