How do I reset the anti theft on my 2003 Volkswagen Beetle

Asked by Jan 08, 2017 at 11:03 AM about the 2003 Volkswagen Beetle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When I got the car amen did something and said
that he hit the reset switch on it for the anti theft
system now the car won't start again I unhook the
battery to replace it and it hasn't started since

1 Answer

60,695

close and lock all the doors, allow the car to sit for at least two minutes. Then using the key unlock and open the car door and try to start, this should reset the alarm control unit, if this does not work, then do the same, close and lock the doors, wait two minutes, then open the trunk, do not close but leave it open, then open the door and try to start. Please advise what happens for further.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Volkswagen Beetle Experts

  • #1
    tenspeed
    Reputation
    1,890
  • #2
    Chris Billings
    Reputation
    1,600
  • #3
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    1,450
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used MINI Cooper
231 Great Deals out of 10,793 listings starting at $2,499
Used Volkswagen Jetta
560 Great Deals out of 32,670 listings starting at $800
Used Jeep Wrangler
362 Great Deals out of 20,474 listings starting at $2,500
Used Ford Mustang
341 Great Deals out of 42,379 listings starting at $1,488
Used Honda Civic
594 Great Deals out of 53,440 listings starting at $1,500
Used Volkswagen Passat
346 Great Deals out of 26,889 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Accord
818 Great Deals out of 88,085 listings starting at $1,444
Used Chevrolet Camaro
398 Great Deals out of 31,485 listings starting at $3,495
Used Volkswagen Golf
89 Great Deals out of 3,800 listings starting at $695
Used Volkswagen GTI
107 Great Deals out of 7,619 listings starting at $1,400
Used Toyota Corolla
904 Great Deals out of 70,313 listings starting at $1,479
Used Toyota Camry
1,061 Great Deals out of 77,381 listings starting at $1,100
Used BMW 3 Series
1,117 Great Deals out of 34,036 listings starting at $1,209

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Volkswagen Beetle For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 1,092 listings starting at $14,995
2016 Volkswagen Beetle For Sale
13 Great Deals out of 386 listings starting at $9,999
2015 Volkswagen Beetle For Sale
22 Great Deals out of 530 listings starting at $9,261
2014 Volkswagen Beetle For Sale
38 Great Deals out of 605 listings starting at $4,900
2013 Volkswagen Beetle For Sale
38 Great Deals out of 683 listings starting at $5,950

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.