Question about 1998 Volkswagen Beetle
I have a 2000 Volkswagen Beetle that sometimes will not start due to ( I have been told by the Volswagen repair shop) the anti-theft system. It will only do this occasionally. Any suggestions as they could not fix the car.
You need to check the drivers door lock unit. this is a more common problem where the switch fails and the anti-theft system doesn't get disarmed by the door unlocking
Posted on Feb 12, 2009
Vw dealers can fix for 1000s of $ and with no guarantee that it wont happin again
+they wont tell you about disengaging it cuz vw wont lett them-iv been there
- or you can take cpu out - send off to a place i found that will take out the line of code that looks to see if that chip keys ib ignition*-*-it starts all the time every time
problem is your can then can be stoln by a screw driver***but all theves know they hav anti thef so wont mess with them in the first place
cost 200$++they can tweek to get more boost+hp
a no brainer---win-win
Posted on May 16, 2012
The price is forbidding our small income expenses. . .BUT if you can
determine my explanation below that your bypass is compatible with ours?
We, I, my wife and baby, are confined in the seculed place in Hayfork
mountains. . .I am seeking for main stand-alone switcher that turns off
against fuel pump, against inner dome light, against rear trunk lid light,
against auto transmission and against four door lock actuators . . .I
successfully made it run with bypass starter relay and hot wired down to
gas tank pump and it runs well but "service immediately" light stays on..
and auto transmission starts on 3 rd gear that stalls engine, it wont start
on second gear. . .when arrived home on uphill road it wont go up so I
drove it on reverse and finally parked here. . .
I KNOW it is a few steps ahead where stand-alone switcher are. I am going
to follow the dome light's wire down to the place where relay-switchers
are. . or follow gas pump wire that I assume can be very hard way to do. .
but before I go ahead that if you can tell me where those switchers for
A/T, fuel pump,inner lights, doors are located?? in 1998 SL1 ? that would
really save my searching . . . Your tips without having to purchase your
bypassing kit would be greatly appreciated.
Posted on Jun 25, 2013
Have you chaged the battery on the remote. And also do you have a valet button under the dash somewhere if you push it for about 15-30 sec. it should reset the alarm. if it fails you might need a whole new alarm system.
Posted on Jun 28, 2009
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