If your switchblade action is getting tired, twist the spring another turn in the correct direction to make the key open with more force. See for more details on the anti theft immobilizer. It has a hard keychain loop. This has nothing to do with the remote half, only the immobilizer chip. The key buttons are more flexible and are oval.
The only way you get around programming your new remote's immo chip is to take apart the old remote and swap the old immo chip with the new immo chip. Replacement 1J0959753F and E all have transponder chips. If your keychain is broken, you can just replace that half with a cheap key from ebay. It's not easy or quick so don't bother asking for a easy and quick solution. Thanks, clear instructions, I would not have dared prise it apart without these.
The remote changes to the squared buttons but the frequency of the button remote is the same as the older Volkswagens with the oval buttons. Got out of car, closed door and used key 2 to manually lock and unlock the car. To replace the chip or blade, see the pictures below. This key will work in 2000 and older Volkswagens but the 3 button remote will not. New Key: This is a new uncut keyblade which is ready to be cut to fit your vehicle's ignition.
You must program the immobilizer totally separate from programming the keyless entry or else the immobilizer will shut off the engine after a second. Put one key in the ignition switch, turn on, do not start engine. If you don't see any immobilizer symbol than you most likely don't have an immobilizer. The switchblade will come apart. The negative side in this pic the side without writing should face you when you put the battery in.
If your keychain is broken, you can just replace that half with a cheap key from ebay. Unlock door remove key from ignition. This includes the New Beetle, Golf up to 2006 , and Jetta and Passat up to 2005. My choices are 1 change batteries anyway and take the cost hit and may not solve prob 2 go to garage to check this out 3 find and clean receiver in car. Energizer key fob battery replacements are made with the highest quality materials to provide you with a battery that just keep going and going. Make sure you have a 2016 number on the old battery in your cars remote key or key fob. Older remotes could be programmed using 2 working switchblade keys.
Hi Guys, slightly different slant on key fob batteries. Highly recommend this company for anyone needing a new remote. Use some acetone or carefully cut around it to remove the chip and then swap it with new key's chip. Note the tabs when reassembling and twist the switchblade so that it opens correctly. It has a hard keychain loop. If the switchblade is clamped closed you twisted the spring in the wrong direction.
To separate the key and remote section, just grab each half and pull hard. This is what makes the switchblade open. Step-by-Step How To Programming Instructions for a 2008 Volkswagen Rabbit Keyless Entry Remote Fob We strive to provide convenience to our customers with free keyless entry remote programming instructions for every single vehicle that we sell on NorthCoast Keyless. You must program the immobilizer totally separate from programming the keyless entry or else the immobilizer will shut off the engine after about 1 second. This also prevents it from being programmed. This remote will not work with 2002 and newer Volkswagens.
You must get an Automotive Locksmith to program the remote to your vehicle for you. The switchblade will come apart. Most of the key fobs that are on the market today are very complicated pieces of equipment and can cost the vehicle owner a considerable amount of money to replace. Put one key in the ignition switch, turn on, do not start engine. This should seperate two sections.
In the world we live in today, the use of fob security authentication is used in multiple areas. It turns on very briefly when you turn the ignition on. If you have a 2000, it might have immo2, check for the yellow car symbol on the instrument cluster. Volkswagen has 7 markets worldwide. You don't have immo 4 unless you have an mk5 car. Use a thin pry at the yellow dotted lines to split the keyless entry half in two. The switchblade will come apart.