Vw cabrio the power windows can still be used after the car is off and the keys are out. I can go back 30 min later and still use them??

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Asked by Mar 17, 2015 at 11:37 PM about the 1998 Volkswagen Cabrio 2 Dr GLS Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Just got this As ive loved these since I was 16. The power
windiws are stumping me but more importantly is the
starting issue.
Its a 1998. Im trying to get it to start. Replaced plugs wires
dist rotor button air filter oil and filter and new battery and it
turns but doesnt catch. ...though it tried a few times. Dont
really smell alot of gas when I try to start it either If any.

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Power windows and the radio will work with key out, until the driver's door is opened, for about 10 minutes.

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Had the same problem with my 01 Cabrio, was the ignition switch, replaced and now have no problem,it would try to start sometimes just when I released the key.

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