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97 VW JETTA WONT START AFTER BATTERY REPLACEMENT

INSTALLED NEW IGNITION SWITCH AND BATTERY CAR STARTED TURNED OFF ALARM CAME ON GOT ALARM TO GO OFF NOW NOSTART

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SOURCE: 97 VW Jetta won't start, no clicking

i would say that the alarm has malfunctioned you might have to call around and see what shops will charge you to get it fixed

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SOURCE: 97 jetta GT alarm won't let car start. how can i disable?

If you not good with a wrench don't try to remove it. I am not sure but you can try two different things one lock and unlock the driver side door about 3 time then put the key in the ignition and try to start it, someone else said to remove one of the battery cables wait about twenty min. or so and replace it and try. If you do have to have the guy fix make sure he takes it out and gives it to you.

Posted on Mar 06, 2009

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SOURCE: 97 vw jetta w/aftr mkt. alarm drains battery and disarms on own?

My friend you are faced with a catch 22 problem. The first thing I would like to know is, who installed the alarm system? Did you do it or was it professionally installed. If it wwas professionally installed I would go right back there and discuss the problem with them. It very well could be a defective unit. If you did not have it installed professionally I would disconnect the alarm and see if your battery still get's drained.If so, then the alarm is not the culprit, and you have some hunting to do. If not then you have some testing to do.Next what type of alarm is it? Try to google it. You may be able to find a trouble shooting guide to assist you. I know that you said you just replaced the battery, but the alarm very well may not be the culprit. It could be many other things as a loose fanbelt, bad diodes in your alternator, or some other componet draining your battery.

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SOURCE: Have a VW jetta 1997. Alarm disable

try putting your key in the passenger side door and turning it

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SOURCE: 2001 jetta alarm doesn't disarm when i unlock my car

you can buy a factory vw key on ebay and have the dealer program it to your alarm. i had to do it that way when my key broke. it is cheaper than a new one from the dealer. type 01 jetta factory key on ebay.

Posted on Jun 10, 2009

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