2015 Jetta Door Lock Problem When Cold

Asked by Jan 07, 2015 at 10:37 PM about the 2015 Volkswagen Jetta Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

This 2015 Jetta was purchased new on December 12,2014. In using the vehicle on a short
drive to the store, it was found that doors would not open from inside the car.  Outside
temperature was 5-degrees F. In calling the dealer, they are familar with problem and need
to replace door mechanism parts.  If the dealer has these is stock it should be a 2-hour
repair.  We sse that door lock problems on the Jetta are not a new issue.

4 Answers


it is covered for free from the dealer just have it done and enjoy the freeness of it. it would be covered under the warranty. New cars can be prone to defects jsut like any other cheaply made product these days. Tho i do find vw's to be much cheaper compaired to the audis but thats because vw is the cheap brand of audi and even the audi's have problems nothing is perfect as they say and thats why you get a 2 year warranty wit hthe car whe nyou buy it for jsut said cases. Most new cars if your lucky in the break in process ussaly will have bugs up til lyou hit the 10,000km mark when everything is jsut nicely broken in.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Happened to me today in Toronto with similar temps (-23C). Can't lock it from inside or through remote. Will have to go to dealer.


all the controls in the new cars are mostly electronic controlled and the cold weather can wreak havoc on these cars mostly cause computers don't like freezing cold weather. This should not be a problem during the summer but have it looked at regardless since i figure this is most likely either a bad board or relay for the door mechanisms. or moister that froze inside your car. which is not to terribly uncommon for the vw as it would seem. I had my sun glasses holder dripping condensation one day and it all froze in there over night.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.


Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 2010 Jetta Broken Stereo 737 answers

    When I turned on my 2010 Jetta TDI yesterday the stereo system did not turn on. Touch screen is black and doesn't respond at all. I have checked the fuse under the hood and behind the radio, but t...

    2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI


    Maintenance & Repair

  • My Jetta won't start? 9 answers

    Tried to go to work this morning and my Jetta wouldn't start. I have had this problem before and we have replaced the starter, alternator and battery. It doesn't turn over at all, the lights on the da...

    2004 Volkswagen Jetta


    Maintenance & Repair

  • Jetta driver dead battery 1 answer

    I have an 05 mkv Jetta tdi. It's dies all the time. I suspect the brake lights because they stay on sometimes after I turn the car off and lock it up. Some times they won't come on until after hou...

    2005 Volkswagen Jetta TDI


    Maintenance & Repair

  • '02 Jetta won't start....security system issue?? 47 answers

    My son just purchased a '02 Jetta. After trying to install a subwoofer system yesterday the car will not start. Car cranks, lights work etc but the car won't fire. Is it possible he tripped the securi...

    2002 Volkswagen Jetta


    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2012 Jetta Door Lock Problem 11 answers

    I have owned my Jetta for 1 week and on about 5 occasions, the drivers door will not close properly resulting in the door staying open. Has anyone else experience faulty door locks?

    Volkswagen Jetta




Looking for a Used Jetta in your area?

CarGurus has 31,245 nationwide Jetta listings starting at $150.


Search Volkswagen Jetta Questions

Volkswagen Jetta Experts

#1 FordNut
Reputation 2,180
#2 Goodwrench707
Reputation 2,090
#3 Deathjam4
Reputation 1,460
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Volkswagen Passat
211 Great Deals out of 20,838 listings starting at $1,800
Used Honda Civic
669 Great Deals out of 77,405 listings starting at $1,000
Used Volkswagen GTI
95 Great Deals out of 6,111 listings starting at $2,299
Used Volkswagen Golf
30 Great Deals out of 2,443 listings starting at $1,200
Used Honda Accord
812 Great Deals out of 81,598 listings starting at $899
Used BMW 3 Series
1,378 Great Deals out of 37,817 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota Corolla
871 Great Deals out of 74,381 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota Camry
1,101 Great Deals out of 96,247 listings starting at $1,250
Used Nissan Altima
1,085 Great Deals out of 82,542 listings starting at $670
Used Audi A4
260 Great Deals out of 11,455 listings starting at $800
Used Volkswagen CC
92 Great Deals out of 3,431 listings starting at $4,500
Used Mazda MAZDA3
249 Great Deals out of 29,973 listings starting at $895
Used Volkswagen Beetle
191 Great Deals out of 8,835 listings starting at $1,500
Used Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen
21 Great Deals out of 317 listings starting at $3,850
Used Ford Focus
699 Great Deals out of 58,603 listings starting at $995

Used Cars For Sale

2015 Volkswagen Jetta Base For Sale
12 listings starting at $9,600
2014 Volkswagen Jetta Base For Sale
50 listings starting at $7,995
2013 Volkswagen Jetta Base For Sale
87 listings starting at $5,950