No its not tough to get to. Just take off the front grill & remove the hood
latch. Shouldn't take more than 10-15 minutes. Easiest way to test it is to
disconnect the connector which is clipped to the passanger side of the upper
rad support. You can follow the wire to the connector. If you disconnect the
switch & the horn beeps thats your problem.
Thanks Dave and Craig also! I have been searching the internet for the micro
switch and seem to only find it included with the latching mechanism. I hate
to, but will need to call the dealer and see?
Exactly. Just disconnect the connector & leave it that way. Its only there
in case someone opens your hood when breaking in. Unless your in the habbit
of leaving your windows open thats not going to be an issue.
uhhh the $80 is just a wild guess figuring you would have to purchase the
Please call up the local VW dealer and ask availability and price.
Then let us know what they want for the latch/lock.
Called the local (Fort Worth) VW dealer. The micro switch is a special order
for $43.22. Hood latch mechanism which includes the switch $91.70. I guess I
will just unplug it and see if the single chirp comes back.
Why would you possibly want your horn to chirp when you set the
alarm? Don't the lights flashing indicate that the alarm is set? Why
do you (and everyone around you) need to hear that beep. My
suggestion is fix it, for peace of mind, and then disable it!
Disassociate yourself from all the annoying alarm chirpers of the
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