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I replaced the engine in my 98 a4 quattro, got it put together and the engine wont turn over. Are there any theft lockout devices programmed into the ecu to keep it from firing? if so, can they be bypassed without using vagcomm

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I don't think there is a immobilizer on that car. Even if there was it has nothing to do with an engine swap. Bad or missing ground to the engine block or miss plugged electrical connector. Are you getting voltage to the starter? How about the starter relay?

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