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VW Jetta 2000

My recent purchase on its SECOND try run (away from the dealer of course) would not start. Actually it starts for a moment, then shuts off. I am told this may be electronic immobilzation. Can anyone tell me what this is, and prospective solutions? Thanks, much appreciated!

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If it is the immobilizer, there should be a symbol on your dash that flashes a key/car. If that is the case, only a VW dealer is authorized to program your key.

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