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There's one obvious device that controls all the interior lights, and that's the headlight switch/dimmer. On some VW cars, this is one large switch, and on others there is a separate dimmer. The dimmer is normally a horizontally mounted roller that you can roll up or down to dim the interior lights, or when rolled all the way to the "up" position it will ...


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Since the lights came back on, this is not a fuse issue. If there was a short, it should had blown the fuse. Did the radio remain on? There is likely a loose wire somewhere, but unfortunately it is almost impossible to test while everything is working unless you can recreate the problem. A couple things I would try: Get a schematic, look for any ...


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The two things you mentioned will help keep your leather looking good for a long time. I had leather seats and never did any maintenance and they began to dry and crack after several years. So the leather moisturizer is a very good idea.You can get several flavors of this from auto parts places. I have no data on which ones are better. Without this you will ...


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The car/battery/lighter socket does not matter, it is the lighter socket to USB adapter. These are typically limited to 5v, 500mA. You might be able to find one for your phone that allow a higher voltage / amperage. Another option is to use a power inverter that converts 12v DC to 120V AC and use the AC charger that came with your phone.


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The charging system of a car can deliver TONS of power, so small fluctuations in the alternator or battery are going to be meaningless to the comparatively small amount of power a phone charger needs, so I'm going to say "no effect at all" here. Different models of USB chargers will put out a different amount of power, normally labeled in Amps or Milliamps. ...


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I owned a similar generation golf and I believe this is the intended function, I think it even mentions it in the manual somewhere. Not sure why they did it but you just have to remember to adjust the side that moves both first.


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Definitely a knackered switch. The knob probably switches the common earth for the motors in each mirror so it looks like it's earthing both mirrors when it's in the R position. Like @Paulster2 said, you need a new switch. Try and find a service manual (there's usually PDFs floating around on the Internet) so you've got instructions for getting the door card ...



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