Jetta III L4-2.0L (ABA) (1995)
Alarm Module: Technical Service Bulletins
Alarm System Modules - Unnecessary Replacement
Date: Aug 1, 1994
Alarm System Control Module, Unnecessary Replacements
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
Incorrect adjustment of the front hood alarm switch may:
Inadvertently activate the alarm system.
Also, under this condition, setting the alarm is not possible.
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.
If alarm system is malfunctioning:
Check system according to troubleshooting information outlined in Repair Group 90 of the respective Repair Manual.
Check adjustment of front hood alarm switch and adjust as necessary by bending switch bracket.
This condition may be more prominent with extreme outside temperatures. At regular ambient temperatures the adjustment is OK.