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How to Replace Power Window Switch 98-05 Volkswagen Passat

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  1. step : Removing the Switch Panel (0:32)
    • Pry off the trim piece inside the door pull by hand
    • Pull the switch panel up by hand
    • Disconnect the window switch harness
  2. step : Replacing the Window Switch (0:57)
    • Remove the Phillips screws from the panel
    • Remove the switch
    • Insert the switch
    • Insert and tighten the Phillips screws onto the panel
  3. step : Reinstalling the Switch Panel (2:27)
    • Connect the window switch harness
    • Push in the switch panel
    • Clip the trim piece inside the door pull

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Hi, I'm Mike from 1A Auto. I hope this how-to video helps you out, and next time you need parts for your vehicle, think of 1AAuto.com. Thanks.

In this video, we show you how to replace the master window switch on this 2003 Volkswagen Passat. It's a pretty easy replacement. These will get shorted out a lot if they get wet. The only tool you'll need is a Phillip's screwdriver.

On this door pull, right back here, there's a piece. You kind of squeeze it and pull it back and out. Now you just grab this and firmly try to work your fingernails under and pull it up. Then disconnect your window switch right here.

Now, pretty easily, there are three Phillips screws that hold the switch onto the bezel. I'll just fast-forward here as I remove those three screws. Then, switch your covers out.

The new switch from 1A Auto goes right in the same way. Take my three screws I'll start all three first. These two back ones, I just kind of put down into the hole first, get them in place, then use my screwdriver to get them straight and then in.

Reconnect the switch, put it in place, and snap it down. Then we'll put the locking bezel back in place.

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Tools needed for replacement:

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