Doors lock, unlock, immobilizer functions car starts , but no liftgate unlock. However when you use the key in question and lock the door manually the alarm get activated and red light blink , therefore it recognize the key but not the Keyless Entry function. I was wondering if its possible for the ross tech cable to program my keys? I used my VagCom to program the immobilizer and all is well with it. I don't know if the car has to be present to set it up with the immobilizer. Is there any other way I can accomplish the programming given I have a working fob? You do need 2 keys. Example, the oval 2 button E and the 3 button F in Europe are G and H. Cut the key to fit your vehicles ignition.
In my case I still have the key but would need new electronic bits inside. Then the transponder will send a code back to the coil and on to the evaluation unit. A lot of these older cars are simply not worth replacing their keys at the dealer prices. The chip is a one time use device. I have a 2003 Passat with only one flip key. We lost the key almost a week ago.
You must be able to lock the drivers door and have the red led alarm light next to the lock button blink. I am hoping that little metal piece is helpful? Instructions are only for the keyless remote, not the key. I was able to take apart the non working fob to get to the key blank. Check your remote to match part number. Doors lock, unlock, immobilizer functions car starts , but no liftgate unlock.
The working fob led just flashes when buttons are pressed. Can you get a key without a fob so it just opens the door? Any suggestions for having a functional key purchased and made for less? Most repairs have already been covered multiple times somewhere in great depth that will satisfy your needs. Keys become a pretty hot button issue. We have a 2002 be non turbo beetle. I investigated and found the same info you did.
What you will need: 1. This will save you a little money on the fob. The first style is a key and a key fob remote. I'm running into this problem and wondered if anyone found a solution. These new keys are not like the old ones you could get cut at the local Ace Hardware. I used my VagCom to program the immobilizer and all is well with it.
That way, not even the folks in the service department can cheat and make keys later that will work on your vehicle. This keys are programmed to keep abreast with the car's computer. If you are unsure contact your local dealer for a part. They can do this with a scan tool. It is somewhere buried on their website. So I want the least expensive way to have two or even better, three total, as the car is only 60K and runs really, really good.
We look forward to helping everyone with their car repairs and questions, but please take the time to read this sidebar. So, I would use the key to open the door and then perhaps leave the fob hidden in the car so i could then start the car? The key works great to open the doors manually but the remote part does not work. Read the following guidelines, and if you think it still is relevant, message the mods to free it from the spam filter. Or you can live without this function I am reading all of this and my head is spinning. Once the key comes in, we will have to program the new key to the car. This is programmed, without the remote, and looks nice. I tried to use the VagCom to add the remote, but it doesn't let me.
There seems to be a limited number of remotes that can be programmed. I live in Illinois, do you now by chance know where there is a reasonable place to go or could I send it to you and could you do it for me. Volkswagen Passat began using in 2002. Put one key in the ignition switch, turn on, do not start engine. It worked initially but started acting strange a couple of days later. Does anyone know the price to get these from a dealer? Can you help us in San Diego? This key will work in 2000 and older Volkswagens but the 3 button remote will not. Took the battery back out and let it sit until now.
Replace the battery shocking your tongue isn't exactly a quality test. All the internet possibilities led to very little that was helpful. See date codes marked after the part number on the button remote portion of the key. It shows the 2 keys in the system but doesn't let me add 1. I also wrote a blog post years ago talking about the keys and why they cost so much.
Any help would be greatly appreciated. Cutting the key or programming it? German automakerss like Volkswagen are securing their cars even further with a keys and unique programmers. The car must see an authorized key, or it will not start. I just bought a new replacement fob with an uncut blade on Ebay. Do I really have to replace the entire unit and have it re-programmed? After all paperwork is signed and cash paid for entire vehicle we go to leave and theu claim cant find 2nd key but will search it down and call. The F and T flip key 3 button remotes E and S are 2 button for the wagon will work with these cars. Program the installed transponder chip ti your vehicle's immobilizer in order to start the vehicle.