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Anti theft system -can't start car

Trouble staring car with key, anti theft security system won't allow ignition to start car but can be bypassed at starter. Radio also won't work, screen shows 'safe'

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  • junkyardjeff Jun 15, 2008

    seems to be a factory vw system.
    im not sure where to locate it.



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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.
Sincerely, Donald

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There is some issue with ur anti theft sy.

Posted on Jun 15, 2008

  • Legin Varghese
    Legin Varghese Jun 15, 2008

    chk the mannual for the anti theft sy and try disableing it. it works i also had the same issue 2 yr back

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    Legin Varghese Jun 15, 2008

    may i know the make of Anti theft system and the model no#?



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