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Immobilization My 2000 VW jetta GL is immobilized how do i fix it?

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The immobilizer isn't recognizing your key. You need to reprogram your keys to your car. Unless you know the SKC and know someone with VAG-COM you are going to have to go to the dealer.

Did you try all the different keys you have for the car? If you are lucky only one key is bad and you can drive to the dealer and get the bad key reprogrammed or buy a new key and have them program it to you car. Otherwise, you are going to have to get towed.

If it is just one key, make sure you bring all the keys to the dealer so they can do the reprogramming correctly.

Was any work being done on your car to cause this?

Posted on Sep 13, 2008

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most likely cause is the gauge cluster, this will have to be tested and service by your local dealership because the dash cluster and keys have to be coded. I have seen the immobilizer loose it's coding for apearantly no reason. therefore have them recode cluster and see if problem goes away, if it doesn't the gauge cluster will have to be replaced.

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nop but u should check the alarm. some cars when the battery its changed activate an silent alarm and doesnt let the car run

Posted on Mar 28, 2010

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