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I change the keycover and in the dashbord the keyindicator

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I change the keycover and in the dashbord the keyindicator lamp lights up the cat start but after 2 sec. its stop. when I change the cover I but every thing back in positie incl. the chip but the car don't want to start . so what can I do ?.
JA: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?
Customer: on the dash its showing a car with a key in it
JA: What is the model/year of your VW?
Customer: its a passat 2,5 diesel 4 motion 2002
JA: What year is your Passat?
Customer: 2002
JA: Are you fixing your Passat yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes, I try to take the plus from the battery voor 3 min off
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: yes. I want to know how I fix the problem, anyway thanks for your help , maybe the mechanic know's more.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  gomi_otaku replied 2 months ago.

What do you mean by the key "cover"? if the immobilizer light is on, the car will start and die. that means the key is not adapted to the car.

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