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Need immediate help. 2000 1.8 turbo new beetle. Car turns

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Need immediate help. 2000 1.8 turbo new beetle. Car turns over, will not start. The problem is NO CHECK ENGINE LIGHT at start up, not allowing car to start. Replaced ecu with used (programmed) unit. Still nothing. Continue to show codes 0725 1780 1850. Fuses and relays are good. Is there something I need to do to pair new ecu with car. something is keeping ecu from showing up on start up. Thanks for the help
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  Wolfgang replied 11 months ago.

Thanks for choosing Just Answer .
Below is my first answer or request for more information. If you do not understand it, or you need more information from me, or need me to go in more detail. Do not rate yet, just reply. Put yourself in my shoes, I can not see, smell, hear, feel or touch your car, nor do I know any history on it. So take into consideration I am doing my best based on what you tell me. Also understand fixing cars often requires sophisticated tools, that you may not own. So even if you can not do what is outlined in my answer, that does not mean my answer is wrong deserving to be rated negative.

Expert:  Wolfgang replied 11 months ago.

I do need a vin # ***** assist. Thanks

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Expert:  Wolfgang replied 11 months ago.

Sorry about that !! Got interrupted let me check into this.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I doubt it's connected, but the radio is not working either. Fuse is fine
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
It was the fuse on the back of the radio. Not related. Sorry
Expert:  Wolfgang replied 11 months ago.

ok do you have power at fuse 10 ?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Expert:  Wolfgang replied 11 months ago.

i need you to check if you have power at the ecu pin62 nd pin 3 of the ecu

Expert:  Wolfgang replied 11 months ago.

i'm going on the road home and will be off line for at least 1 - 2 hrs and will be back

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
They are not labeled. Got a diagram?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I'm getting power and ground to the ecu. Just not sure if it's the correct pins
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Longest 2 hours ever.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Relist: Answer came too late.

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