Aye, if you press the boot open button while the car is locked it'll unlock the boot, but as soon as you open and then shut it'll relock and the indicator lights will flash once. TBH I get quite frustrated with this button as it seems to be quite tempramental about when it wants to work.
Didn't know about the flashing light going out if you hit the arm button twice though. I do the same Kenl (press the arm button from inside the house to check)
Yeah I have it activated and the boot button works OK (you do have to keep it pressed a bit tho). What the point of the button is tho I'm not quite sure. It would be useful if it actually opened the boot rather than just unlock it
Just been out and hada play and annoyed the neighbours with the alarm  lol
If you press lock, then press lock after say 5/10 seconds it just flashes the indicators and the led keeps flashing
If you press the lock button twice in sucsession quickly the led stops flashing
This is where it gets intresting.
I got in the car to check the deadlocking and,
If you press the button twice quickly and the led stops flashing its NOT deadlocked... the little pic of the key on the dash is lit up and its only sigle locked not deadlocked... however the alarm is still armed, as i managed to set it off when i checked to see if it was deadlocked lol!
Didnt try the boot thing as i didnt wanna set the alarm off again at 9:40 pm lol
Had a read at the manual which as usual was not too clear or explanatory. Also it talks mostly about not having the one push only opens the drivers door so I'm wondering if this is a clue.
It DOES say that pressing the switch a second time will de-activate the deadlocks, but doesn't tell you the reason why or if it has to be 2 quick presses. I can only guess that this is incase you leave anyone in the car. In the event of an emergency someone could break glass and open the door.
I know all Golfs don't have the alarm but if it does it makes no mention that disabling the interior protection so that you can leave someone inside also turns off the deadlocks.
col.mc - out of interest does your car have the single press to open all doors or just the driver's door?
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