[Vwdiesel] MK4 Hazard switch/turn signal issues

Tony and Lillie tonyandlillie1 at earthlink.net
Fri Apr 17 19:46:17 PDT 2009

On the MK4's, the hazzard switches are interchangable between the New 
Beetles and the MK4 Golf/Jetta. Just the snap on face is different. So, when 
shopping, find the cheaper one, and use your old piece. It simply snaps in 
place. Done this at least 100 times on customer cars.


----- Original Message ----- 
Subject: Re: [Vwdiesel] 2001 Golf intermittent blinker

> thanks Loren
> but I'm pretty sure it's the hazard switch
> took it apart today and watched it in operation
> there's a magnetic relay in there that runs the two blinkers (more
> stupid VW engineering, IMNSHO - why would they run the blinkers thru
> the hazards??)
> going to try to get the switch recall done
> otherwise, maybe I can hotwire for the time being to bypass the relay
> (any thoughts on that?)
> or grab a new switch from autohaus or somewhere
> maybe they have a SS available now
> Rolf in MA 

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