Question about Volkswagen Golf
Normally the car would not start or would die down after several seconds or minutes with this error. If this is not happening, it may just be a problem with the dash.
If the engine does not start or die down on you may may try a few simple steps for isolating the issue or trace the wiring if needed.
First try both keys (I would assume that you still have both of them). This is to test if its the key with the faulty chip is causing it. If it is the key you may need to have it replaced or the system reprogrammed.
If it was just a error or fluke form the system or an immobilizer starting to die down put the key in the ON position but do not start it. Leave it as is for more than 15mins to 20mins then start it. Take note that if this works, the issue may occur again as the problem is a sign that something is giving way due to wear.
If you do troubleshooting you may want to check the wring specifically the W wire or the green wire connected at the instrument panel at pin 5. You may want to check for loose connections. Its starts from the said green wire to the orange wire at the plenum to pin 18 of the ECM.
Other than that it may be the immobilizer that is faulty.
Posted on Apr 04, 2011
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