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I used a VAG Tacho 2.5 to read the immo PIN on my 2001 Beetle TDI.
Now, when I turn the ignition on, the Engine and Airbag lights come on and go off after a second. A second later the airbag light comes back on and stays on.
What happened? How to fix that?
TIA
 

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It got worse.
Attempting to program the spare key, it said there are 4 existing codes.
And than there were none.
Now the BB is hanging behind a wrecker on the way to the dealer.
Bummer.
 

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The dealer told me the key I bought has a bad or wrong RFID chip. The immo will not accept it and goes crazy.
They re-programmed my old key with no problem ($105).
And the VAG Tacho I trust as far as I can throw the Chrysler building.
I spent $50 for the key, $30 for the locksmith, $25 for the Vag Tacho, $95for the wrecker and $105 at the dealer = total $315 for nothing.
A key at the dealer, cut and programmed would be $ 225.
 

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Than I took the key apart -- No chip in it.
The vendor is trying to make good.
Well,I got a key that lets me in if I lock myself out.
WTF was VW/ Audi/ Seata/ MB thinking?
"MONEY"
 
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