How can I get a security code for my VW Cabrio? I had a new battery installed and now it won't start.


Asked by Sep 05, 2014 at 10:45 PM about the 1998 Volkswagen Cabrio 2 Dr GL Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

After I had a new battery put in my 1998 VW Cabrio, it is asking for a security code.  How can I get this code?

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Threw a volkswagen dealer,they have to reflash it,and pull the code.This is done to protect your car,from theft.

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Then they will set key code back to ecm.

On my Acura, the previous owner wrote it in the owners Manual but I didn't know it and called the dealership....they were able to give me a 4 digit code to reset.....I'm sure they get those inquiries all the time.

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