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  1. #@&^% Remote Start

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Background: Wife has wanted a Beetle for a long time, just before Christmas, we found one that she liked and bought it. It is a 2008 2.5L. We we bought it, it only came with one key, the Valet key, and two off brand remotes. Not owning a Bug since the mid 70's I didn't think anything about it...
  2. Key Fob programming and Door Lock Actuator

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    I bought a 2003 Beetle for my Daughter's 16th birthday from a private seller. It's generally mechanically sound but the car only came with 1 key. It's only a matter of time before my daughter loses the only key. I purchased a couple of extra keys online but ultimately failed to get the...
  3. Immobilizer reset?

    2.0 Liter Gas
    2003 Convertible 2.0/auto Last night the alarm went off. The key fob doesn't work (yes new batts), so I went out and opened the car, turned on the ignition and then shut it off when the alarm stopped. Should I not have done that? Because this morning the battery was dead. We jumped it and it...
  4. new new beetle owner, immobilizer troubles

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Hey all! Proud owner of a new to me 1998 beetle (2.0). After some minor maintenance to get her roadworthy (bushings, Passenger door latch, fluid changes,ext) a couple months back she's been running great since day 1. Yesterday when I went to leave work things started started acting up. First I...
  5. immobilizer problems

    1.8 Liter Turbo
    The other day, around 12AM after I got off work, my car didn't want to run. It started up but shut off after a second or two. I finally got it to stay on and got home. Now every few times I start my car it does the same thing. The Immobilizer light flashes when it doesn't keep going and throws...
  6. Immobilizer Wiring Issue

    Technical Modifications
    Hi Team, I hope there is someone that can help me out with my Bug. I have a 2003 VW beetle that the wiring harness burned last month, i had to change some plastic items too. I ordered on ebay, the same year, same model (2003 VW Beetle 1.8 Turbo) Wiring harness and installed it, everything seems...
  7. VW Immobilizer Flip Key fob Remote Guide

    Questions, Issues or Problems with the New Beetle
    Was looking for something else and came across this guide to flip keys, fobs, immobilizers, etc, etc. Excellent resource for key problems, coding, matching, key parts, etc. eBay Guides - VW Volkswagen immobilizer flip key fob remote guide
  8. Random Immobilizer Issues

    2.0 Liter Gas
    Our 2004 Beetle Coupe has these had random immobilizer issues for about a year. - Approx. once/month it takes multiple attempts to start the car. The immobilizer light will flash a few seconds after the car shuts itself off. Usually a 2nd or 3rd try works. Sometimes getting out of the car...
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