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I have a 2000 vw jetta, when I place the key in the ignition and start the car, the horn and flasheres go on for about 20 seconds, then they go off, this just started, what do you think would cause this problem.

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That is your thief/lock control module . it is under the dash. could have a loose wire or it may be going bad

Posted on Jan 03, 2013

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SOURCE: 94 vw jetta would not start

I just experienced the same problem and it turns out its the timing belt. I've never heard of this before, but when I pulled the cover off the belt was broken. Not sure if any other problems exist (still need to make the repair), but thought I'd share.

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SOURCE: electronic immobilizer

most likely cause is the gauge cluster, this will have to be tested and service by your local dealership because the dash cluster and keys have to be coded. I have seen the immobilizer loose it's coding for apearantly no reason. therefore have them recode cluster and see if problem goes away, if it doesn't the gauge cluster will have to be replaced.

Posted on Mar 28, 2009

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SOURCE: 2000 VW Jetta TDI interior lights wont go off

i still think you have a bad or loose door sensor

Posted on Apr 01, 2009

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SOURCE: My 1998 VW Jetta GL - Ignition Switch

It could just be out of adjustment. I recommend going to a dealership for the part. The VIN number should identify your car specs exactly to avoid getting the wrong part

Posted on May 11, 2009

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SOURCE: 2005 VW Jetta ignition/key problem

I just had this problem as well... thank god I had a handy AAA guy to my rescue, who used a flat head screwdriver in the ignition to get it to turn a bit, which caused the white lock I could see (that holds the key in while driving) to release... and then I could insert the key... Though I notice this is now becoming a reoccuring issue... so I think the ignition needs replacing...

Posted on Aug 06, 2009

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