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Relays and Modules > Relays and Modules - Accessories and Optional Equipment > Alarm Module, (Vehicle Antitheft) > Component Information > Technical Service Bulletins > Alarm System Modules - Unnecessary Replacement

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Alarm Module: Technical Service Bulletins
Alarm System Modules - Unnecessary Replacement

Group: 90

Number: 94-02

Date: Aug 1, 1994

Subject: 
Alarm System Control Module, Unnecessary Replacements

Model(s): 
Golf III, Jetta III, Cabrio, Passat, Corrado SLC
From m.y. 1993

This Bulletin Supercedes Technical Bulletin Group 90, 93-10, issued October 22, 1993

Condition

Incorrect adjustment of the front hood alarm switch may:

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Inadvertently activate the alarm system.

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Also, under this condition, setting the alarm is not possible.

* Note

This condition may be improperly diagnosed causing unnecessary Alarm System Control Module replacements.

Approximately 90% of Alarm System Control Modules replaced under warranty are NOT malfunctioning.

Service

If alarm system is malfunctioning:

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Check system according to troubleshooting information outlined in Repair Group 90 of the respective Repair Manual.

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Check adjustment of front hood alarm switch and adjust as necessary by bending switch bracket.

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This condition may be more prominent with extreme outside temperatures. At regular ambient temperatures the adjustment is OK.

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